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relief road

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrelief roadreˈlief road noun [countable] British English  a road that vehicles use to avoid heavy traffic, usually built for this purpose an eastern relief road for city traffic
Examples from the Corpus
relief roadThe proposal for a Rhyl relief road could mean yet another where it crosses the A525.The eastern district distributor road is part of the relief road system round the city of Leicester.
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