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Definition of the noun on the road

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  1. travelling about
    • examples: they took the show on the road | they lost all their games on the road
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of on the road: on tour
    • more generic words: travel / traveling / travelling = the act of going from one place to another


  1. "On the Road" is a 2012 adventure drama film written by Jack Kerouac, Jose Rivera and directed by Walter Salles.
  2. "On the Road" is a 2013 documentary film directed by Chang-jae Lee.
    • also known as Bhikkuni - Buddhist Nuns
    • country: South Korea
    • language: Korean Language
    • genres: Documentary film, East Asian cinema, World cinema
    • rating: All
    • released on
  3. "On the Road" is a 2005 short documentary film written and directed by Maciej Adamek.
  4. "On The Road" is a film.
    • country: United States of America
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Gay pornography
    • released on (17 years ago)


  1. "On the Road" is a novel by American writer Jack Kerouac, based on the travels of Kerouac and his friends across America. It is considered a defining work of the postwar Beat and Counterculture generations, with its protagonists living life against a backdrop of jazz, poetry, and drug use. The novel is a roman à clef, with many key figures in the Beat movement, such as William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg represented by characters in the book, including Kerouac himself, as the narrator Sal Paradise.
    • also known as "On the road (Signet)"; "On the Road (Modern Classics)"; "On the Road (Penguin Modern Classics)"; "On the Road (BBC Drama)"; "On the Road (Penguin Classics)"; "On the Road (Essential.penguin)"; "On the Road (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)"; "On the Road (Essential Edition): (Penguin Essential Edition)"; "On the Road (Penguin Readers: Level 5)"; "On the Road (Penguin Great Books of the 20th Century)"; "On the road. (Lernmaterialien)"; "On The Road (Classics on Cassette)"; "On the Road (Classic, 20th-Century, Audio)"; "Desolation angels"; A La Carretera; En el camino (Compactos Anagrama)
    • language: English Language
    • characters:
      • Sal Paradise
      • Dean Moriarty
      • Marylou
      • Jane
      • Camille
      • Old Bull Lee
      • Carlo Marx
      • Galatea Dunkel
      • Terry
      • Laura
      • Ed Dunkel
      • Tom Saybrook
    • genres: Roman à clef, Fiction
    • subjects: Classics, Literature, Literary, English Literature, 1950s, Road trip
    • copyright: 1957
    • released on (57 years ago)
  2. "On the Road" is a self-published coffee table book written by NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and his wife Chandra, with photographs taken by Missy McLamb. It was released in September 2012.
  3. "On the Road" is a written work.


"On the Road" is an artwork by Park Su-geun.


  1. "On the Road" is a live album by English rock band Traffic, released in 1973. Recorded live in Germany, it features the Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory lineup plus extra keyboardist Barry Beckett.
  2. "On The Road" is a musical album of Count Basie Orchestra.
    • released in (35 years ago)
  3. "On the Road" is the third studio album by American country music singer Lee Roy Parnell. It was released October 26, 1993 via Arista Nashville. The album produced four singles for Parnell, all of which charted on Billboard Hot Country Songs: the title track at #6, "I'm Holding My Own" at #3, a cover of the Hank Williams song "Take These Chains from My Heart" at #17, and "The Power of Love" at #51.
    • genre: Country
    • released on (21 years ago)
  4. "On the Road" is the first DJ mix album by Miss Kittin.
  5. "On the Road" is the name given to The String Cheese Incident's taping project that exhaustively documents almost all of their live concerts and presents a refined version of each show's soundboard matrix mix in a three-disc set. Starting with their spring 2002 tour, the band has released nearly every concert they have played through their independent record label, SCI Fidelity. At first, the CDs were encased in cardboard folding cases. Starting with the summer 2003 tour, the band switched to multiple-capacity jewel cases, and after a brief run in Denver in early 2004, all shows thereafter have been released exclusively online in both MP3 and FLAC formats, with only a few shows per tour being chosen for release on compact disc.
  6. "On the Road" is a musical single of Shogo Hamada.
    • released on (32 years ago)
  7. "On the Road" is a musical album of Art Farmer.
    • released on (16 years ago)
  8. "On the Road" is a song written by Bob McDill, and recorded by American country music artist Lee Roy Parnell. It was released in August 1993 as the lead-off single and title track from his album of the same name. It peaked at number 6 in the United States, and number 12 in Canada.
  9. "On the Road" is a live album by the bluegrass band Country Gentlemen, recorded in 1963. It continues to offer some of the best collection of songs by the first classic lineup of the group. The album originally contained 13 songs, selection from 2 concerts in 1962 and 1963. In 2001, the Smithsonian Folkways re-released the album as a CD with 6 bonus tracks, recorded at Carnegie Hall on September 16, 1961.The album offers blend of folk and bluegrass music, while expanding compositions of Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley as well as traditional songs to the more progressive bluegrass sound.
  10. "On the Road" is the eighth album released by American comedian George Carlin. It was recorded on October 3, 1976 at the Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California, and released in April 1977. The album was also included as part of the 1999 The Little David Years box set.
    • genre: Comedy
    • released in (38 years ago)
  11. "On the Road" is a single by Canadian country music artist Dick Damron. Released in 1976, it was the second single from his album Soldier of Fortune. The song reached number one on the RPM Country Tracks chart in Canada in March 1976.
  12. "On the Road" is a musical album of David Hallyday.
    • released in (23 years ago)
  13. "On the Road" is a musical album of Deep Purple.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  14. "ON THE ROAD" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  15. "On The Road" is a musical album of Jesse Colin Young.
    • released in (39 years ago)
  16. "On the Road" is a musical album of Sonny Terry, Stick McGhee, J.C. Burris.
    • released in (56 years ago)
  17. "ON THE ROAD" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  18. "On The Road" is a musical album of Truck Stop.
    • released on (14 years ago)
  19. "On the Road" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  20. "On the Road" is a musical album of Viva Voce.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  21. "On the Road" is a musical album of Jacek Sienkiewicz.
    • released on
  22. "ON THE ROAD" is a musical EP of Yuji Oda.
    • released on (23 years ago)
  23. "On The Road" is a musical single of Shigeo Tamaru.
    • released on
  24. "On the Road" is a compilation album by Louis Armstrong.


  1. On the Road a.k.a. Na cestě...: On the Road is a documentary travelogue series on Czech Television. It is led by the creative director Mojmír Kučera. Czech Television broadcast it since 2006. Movies of the series cover the lifestyle, habits and the typical features of the regions around the world. Each episode takes 26 minutes and is presented by the voices of Czech actors Jiří Bartoška and Miroslav Donutil.
  2. On the Road is a Cantonese television travel series produced by Television Broadcasts Limited in Hong Kong.
    • also known as 向世界出發
    • begun in and completed in (7 years ago)
    • country: Hong Kong
    • genres: Travel, Special Interest

Phrases with On the Road

  1. Get This Show on the Road
  2. Leave Everything on the Road

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Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 7: Foodways by John T. Edge

Contemporary with Dupree's work was John Egerton's Southern Food: At Home, on the Road, in History, the book that comes closest to claiming definitive status. At the cusp of the millennium, the region was rife with restaurants serving ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

on the ends of bevel-driven differential shaft, and mesh with internally toothed or externally-toothed gear rings on the road wheels. M ilnes-Daimler and De Dion commercial vehicles are amongst the machines on which the internally- toothed ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema (2010)

by Terri Ginsberg, Chris Lippard

and A Woman on the Road (1958). Typical for the industry, these films set the tone for Abaza's subsequent ...

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Quotes about On the Road

Road is not there either to come or to go
Everybody on the road to go.

We challenge the road to go with us
Till the end
And road dare not to accept. (Gajanan Mishra)
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