trunk road

  1. British a main road, esp one that is suitable for heavy vehicles

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How to use trunk road in a sentence

  • For more on National Public Radio's recent journey along Pakistan's Grand trunk road, click here.

  • The one cleared the river, the other was hanging men on nearly every tree that lined the Grand trunk road.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • The passage to and fro of rebel detachments had converted the Grand trunk road into a wilderness.

    The Red Year | Louis Tracy
  • Pleasant as novel were the incidents of our march eastward along that most excellent highway, the Grand trunk road.

  • At the extreme right of the Ridge, overlooking the trunk road, there was a strong piquet with a heavy battery.

    Forty-one years in India | Frederick Sleigh Roberts