Definition of trunk road noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


trunk road

BrE BrE//ˈtrʌŋk rəʊd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrʌŋk roʊd//
(British English) Types of road
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an important main road See related entries: Types of roadExtra examples Over a 1 000 miles of new trunk roads and motorways have been built. The M40 motorway and the A34 trunk road make the town easily accessible. They are spending over £200 million on improvements to the Edinburgh trunk road system.