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Roads appears in the following pangram (a sentence using every letter of the alphabet at least once):

  • Few black taxis drive up major roads on quiet hazy nights. (47 letters)
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Roads is sometimes a misspelling of toads or traffic.

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Definition of the noun roads

What does roads mean as a name of something?


  1. a partly sheltered anchorage
    • examples: It has been raining. The roads are wet. | On bad roads this little car really comes into its own. | Go straight up the street for about 100 meters, and you will get to the junction of three roads. | The roads are jammed with cars. | All the roads leading into the city are full of cars. | The broad lines on the map correspond to roads. | More roads were made, and the countryside was divided into lots. | Either of these roads leads to the station. | There's a lot of traffic on the roads around this time of the day. | The roads are very crowded at this time of the day.
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • synonym of roads: roadstead
    • more generic terms: anchorage / anchorage ground = place for vessels to anchor


Roads is a Canadian pop rock band from Montreal. Their debut album, Remember Today, is set to launch on October 26, 2010.


  1. "Roads" is the debut studio album by American recording artist Chris Mann, released on October 30, 2012, by Universal Republic. Mann participated in the season two of the singing reality show The Voice, ultimately placing fourth, but being the first of the second season to release an album. The album was produced by Keith Thomas, Marco Marinangeli, Marius de Vries, Walter Afanasieff and others.
  2. "Roads" is a composition.
  3. "Roads" is a musical single of Lawson.
    • released on
  4. "Roads" is a musical album of Steve Shehan.
    • released on (13 years ago)
  5. "Roads" is a musical album of Craicdown.
    • released in (5 years ago)
  6. "Roads" is a musical album of General Lee.
  7. "Roads" is a composition.


"Roads" is a short novel by author Seabury Quinn. It was published by Arkham House in 1948 in an edition of 2,137 copies. It was Arkham House's first illustrated book and the author's first hardcover.

  • language: English Language
  • genres: Fantasy, Fiction
  • released in (67 years ago)


  1. "Roads" is a 2013 LGBT drama short film written and directed by Denisse Quintero.
  2. "Roads" is a 2008 short drama film written and directed by Lior Geller.
  3. "Roads" is a 2002 German documentary film, written and directed by Marat Magambetow.
    • also known as Dorogi - Unterwegs
    • country: Germany
    • director: Marat Magambetov
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in (13 years ago)

Phrases with Roads

  1. All Roads Lead to Rome
  2. hampton roads

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Roads

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Google previewShadows of a Mountain Lion (2012)

by Mikki Terzian

As with all farmed acreage,there areaccess roads. The agriculturalplots that are in a clay based soil have decomposed granite as road material. Alongside the roads is a clay loam soil type that is beneficial for ...

Google previewThe Emperor Far Away (2014)

Travels at the Edge of China by David Eimer

Repairing roads is an easy, cheap way for ...

Google previewCarthusian Spirituality (1997)

The Writings of Hugh of Balma and Guigo de Ponte by Dennis D. Martin

Roads refers to the yearnings by which loving souls living in earthly bodies are raised beyond all reason and understanding to God and to the celestial city Jerusalem. These pathways are said to mourn because no one pays attention to the ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of the Principal Roads, Chief Towns and Villages of Japan, with Population, Post Offices, Etc (1889)

Together with Lists of Ken, Kuni, Kōri, and Railways by Willis Norton Whitney

Roads. IMPERIAL, PREFECTURAL AND VILLAGE. Abbreviations: — imp. imperial; pref. prefectural; rd. road; temp- temporary j au asterisk (*) denotes that the distance given has not been actually surveyed. A AKI Tsuwano (Shimane) to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Economics and Commerce (2014)

by T. E. Daniel-Kagbare

Total 200,000 100 Federal roads account for more than ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of the History of Technology (2002)

by Ian McNeil

Before men began building roads, there were merely tracks, sometimes deliberately cleared but more often worn by repeated passageof man and hisdomesticated animals from one place to another. Insandy country tracksstarted by such traffic ...

Google previewThe Ohio Gazetteer, Or, Topographical Dictionary (1817)

Containing a Description of the Several Counties, Towns, Villages, Settlements, Roads, Rivers, Springs, Mines, & C. in the State of Ohio ; Alphabetically Arranged by John Kilbourn

Principki Roads Across the ...

Google previewThe Indiana Gazetteer, Or, Topographical Dictionary (1833)

Containing a Description of the Several Counties, Towns, Villages, Settlements, Roads, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, and Springs, in the State of Indiana by John Scott, James Scott

Containing a Description of the Several Counties, Towns, Villages, Settlements, Roads, Lakes, Rivers, Creeks, and Springs, in the State of Indiana John Scott, James Scott. CONTAINING A LIST OF NEWSPAPERS IN THE STATE OF INDIANA) ...

Google previewZondervan Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (2011)

by John A. Beck

Roman roads had carefully excavated and filled roadbeds designed to keep the road stable and dry. They culminated in a level, paved surface that allowed for quick deployment of Roman soldiers and that facilitated trade. The typical road of ...

Google previewBreverton's Encyclopedia of Inventions (2013)

by Terry Breverton

Usage of the wheel for longdistance transport was delayed because smooth roads are needed forwheels tobe effective. Carryinggoods on theback was thepreferred methodof transportation over surfaces that contained many obstacles.

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Insignificant roads

There are no insignificant roads, only insignificant journeys...

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Small photo of Scottish road trip. A view south along the arterial A9 road north of Helmsdale in the north east of Scotland. The road is one of the most northerly A roads on the British mainland. More...

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Quotes about Roads

Each year over 2,500 commercial vessels enter the Port of Hampton Roads alone, so adequate funding for port security is a significant issue for those of us who live in Richmond and Hampton Roads. (Bobby Scott)
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Scrabble value of R1O1A1D2S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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