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  • n. A circumferential highway around a town, city, or other conurbation.

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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  • We came on the public ring road that completely surrounded the camp, bore right by the gorse-covered fields and after a quarter of a mile turned into the main entrance.

    The Satan Bug


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