- any route usually taken by merchant ships, caravans, etc.
Origin of trade route
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Historical Examples of trade route
There can be no question, therefore, as to the trade-route to Ss-chuan.Three Years in Western China
Thus then ended the second attempt to establish a trade-route between China and India.
The trade-route followed the old routes of invasion, and Cologne was a resting-place between Warsaw and Flanders.The Education of Henry Adams
This basin itself is a part of a trade-route destined very shortly to become one of the greatest highways of traffic in the world.Commercial Geography
Jacques W. Redway
For deep-sea or trade-route cruising the smaller craft were of little use.The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore
John R. Hutchinson