- former name for highway contract route.
Origin of star route
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for star route
The cost per mile of travel by star-route contractors is $0.1024.The American Postal Service
Now, gentlemen, I have told you our connection with the star-route business.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)
Robert G. Ingersoll
As has been already stated, great reductions have recently been made in the expense of the star-route service.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents
James D. Richardson
As a lawyer he distinguished himself particularly as counsel for the defendants in the “Star-Route Fraud” trials.