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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A high-speed highway that encircles or skirts an urban area. Also called belt highway.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A freeway that encircles a city

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a highway that encircles an urban area so that traffic does not have to pass through the center


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