- (formerly) a road with stations for furnishing horses for postriders, mail coaches, or travelers.
- a road or route over which mail is carried.
Origin of post road
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Historical Examples of post road
On the other side there are many Russian villages, for the post-road is on that side.Condemned as a Nihilist
George Alfred Henty
By the post-road it is 172 leagues distant from Buenos Ayres.
I started down the Post-Road then, an' I come upon what had happened.
The distance from the city of Cordova to that of Santiago del Estero is 110 leagues by the post-road.
Baird's horse had brought him down into the hollow, to where the creek crossed the Post-Road.
- a road or route over which post is carried and along which post houses were formerly sited