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rest stop

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noun
  1. a stop made, as during a motor trip, to allow passengers to stretch their legs, use rest rooms, get refreshments, etc.
  2. a rest area, as a roadside parking or picnic area.
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Origin of rest stop

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for rest stop

rest stop

noun
  1. the US name for lay-by (def. 1)
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