Great North Road

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Great North Road

  1. (UK) The A1 (partially the A1(M)) road from London to Edinburgh
    • 1850 Charles Dickens - Oliver Twist
      Upon the very same night when Nancy, having lulled Mr. Sikes to sleep, hurried on her self-imposed mission to Rose Maylie, there advanced towards London by the Great North Road two persons, upon whom it is expedient that this history should bestow some attention.