from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See rest area.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. designated paved area beside a main road where cars can stop temporarily
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I met him at a rest stop over on the turnpike — New Stanton. "
Around noon, I gave up waiting for a rest stop and hauled dehydes out of my pack for lunch, and right after we ate, we came to a creek, which Bult crossed without even looking in, and a handful of silvershims.
Bult might have calmed down, but he still wasn't levying fines, even though the rest stop had been on a hillside covered with sandblossoms, and two or three times I caught him glaring at me from under his umbrella.
Did he visit that rest stop whose name I love, Buttonwillow?
The normal driving time from Los Angeles to my house in Kensington is seven hours, maximum, unless you pull over at every McDonald’s and rest stop and Road S-741 to ask yourself what on earth you’re doing.