a public trail having right of way across private properties and over which cattle and sheep may be herded to grazing grounds or to market.
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How to use stock-route in a sentence
If you follow the track across the clearing, you will find a stock route.The Pioneers | Katharine Susannah Prichard
I was unable to get any information from him beyond the opinion that the country was worthless and a stock route impracticable.
That a stock route through the desert is quite impracticable we have clearly demonstrated.
It need hardly be said that any idea of a stock route from Hall's Creek is absolutely impracticable.
It is therefore most desirable that attempts should be made to find a stock route from the western to the eastern coasts.The Bushman | Edward Wilson Landor
British Dictionary definitions for stockroute
Australian and NZ a route designated for droving sheep or cattle
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