roadside

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From road + side.

Adjective[edit]

roadside (not comparable)

  1. Located next to (beside) a road.
    The roadside stand did a good business just selling products to people who merely wanted directions.
    • 2013, Nicholas Watt and Nick Hopkins, Afghanistan bomb: UK to 'look carefully' at use of vehicles (in The Guardian, 1 May 2013)[1]
      David Cameron has said the government will "look carefully" at the use of heavily armoured vehicles after three British soldiers were killed in Afghanistan by a roadside bomb while travelling in a Mastiff troop carrier.

Noun[edit]

roadside (plural roadsides)

  1. The area on either side of a road.
    I pulled over to the roadside to check the map.

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