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[stok-root, -rout]
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noun Australian.
  1. 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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Origin of stock-route

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for stockroute


  1. Australian and NZ a route designated for droving sheep or cattle
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