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Definitions for Roads
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a partly sheltered anchorage
A road is a linear way for the conveyance of traffic that mostly has an improved surface for use by vehicles (motorized and non-motorized) and pedestrians. Unlike streets, the main function of roads is transportation. There are many types of roads, including parkways, avenues, controlled-access highways (freeways, motorways, and expressways), tollways, interstates, highways, thoroughfares, and local roads. The primary features of roads include lanes, sidewalks (pavement), roadways (carriageways), medians, shoulders, verges, bike paths (cycle paths), and shared-use paths.
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. The story, in an unrevised edition, originally appeared in the January 1938 issue of Weird Tales magazine. Roads is a Christmas story that traces the origins of Santa Claus from the beginning of the Christian era. The story is split into three parts: ⁕"The Road to Bethlehem" ⁕"The Road to Calvary" ⁕"The Long, Long Road" Roads was reissued in 2005 by Red Jacket Press, as a fully authorized facsimile reproduction of the original Arkham House edition.
Plural form of the word road.
A number of roads leading onto the motorway all had their signage upgraded over the course of a year.
Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2016
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Roads is ranked #44730 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Roads surname appeared 480 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Roads.
86.6% or 416 total occurrences were White.
8.3% or 40 total occurrences were Black.
2.9% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
1% or 5 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Roads' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2797
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Roads' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1616
The numerical value of Roads in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Roads in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Roads in a Sentence
You can't just eat a magic blueberry or follow a certain diet and think that your likelihood of Alzheimer's is going to go away, people take different roads to Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
More children die from cancer, drownings and car accidents daily than are dying from Covid, yet people are still driving on the roads and swimming in pools, it is time to take a step back and acknowledge that there is more damage being done to the children through prolonged restrictions than benefit … It is time to transition from a state of delusional fear and move forward confidently knowing the pandemic is not over, but the emergency certainly is.
Our border patrol agents are doing their best to secure our border, but they need additional barriers, roads, and technology to help keep us safe, instead, President Biden is paying professional construction contractors to babysit metal to the tune of $2 billion and counting, while at the same time we’ve seen a 20-year high number of migrants crossing our open border.
Now, the local municipalities are undertaking a project to asphalt the roads in all the cities of the region.
I'm standing outside and it's about to rain. If that sets off a rockfall in the mountains, how will we repair the roads? we've got a heap of projects, a heap of obligations.
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