roundabout route

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  • roundabout — [[t]ra͟ʊndəbaʊt[/t]] roundabouts 1) N COUNT A roundabout is a circular structure in the road at a place where several roads meet. You drive round it until you come to the road that you want. [BRIT] Syn: island (in AM, use traffic circle) 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • roundabout — round|a|bout1 [ˈraundəbaut] n BrE 1.) a raised circular area where three or more roads join together and which cars must drive around American Equivalent: traffic circle ▪ Turn left at the first roundabout. →↑mini roundabout 2.) a round structure …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • roundabout — I UK [ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt] / US noun [countable] Word forms roundabout : singular roundabout plural roundabouts British * 1) a circular area where three or more roads meet that you have to drive around in one direction in order to get onto another road …   English dictionary

  • roundabout — round|a|bout1 [ raundə,baut ] adjective usually before noun not direct, simple, or short: a roundabout route He always says things in a roundabout way. roundabout round|a|bout 2 [ raundə,baut ] noun count BRITISH 1. ) a TRAFFIC CIRCLE or ROTARY 2 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • roundabout — I. adjective Date: 1608 circuitous, indirect < had to take a roundabout route > • roundaboutness noun II. noun Date: 1755 1. a circuitous route ; detour …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • roundabout — 1 noun (C) BrE 1 a raised circular area which cars drive around, used where three or more roads join; traffic circle AmE 2 round structure which children sit on while people push it around and around; merry­go­round AmE 3 a merry­go­round (1) see …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • roundabout — adjective 1) a roundabout route Syn: circuitous, indirect, meandering, serpentine, tortuous Ant: direct, straight 2) I asked in a roundabout sort of way Syn: indirect …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • roundabout — adjective 1) a roundabout route Syn: circuitous, indirect, meandering, serpentine, tortuous 2) I asked in a roundabout sort of way Syn: indirect, oblique, circuitous, circumlocutory • …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • roundabout — [ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt] noun [C] British I 1) a circular area where three or more roads meet 2) a circular structure in a PLAYGROUND that children sit on while someone pushes it round • See: swing II II adj roundabout [ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt] not direct, simple, or …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Route 411 (Israel) — Route 411 ( he. כביש 411), is a regional road in the Shephelah region in Israel. It is currently 11 km long, connecting Highway 40 south of Rehovot with Highway 3 towards Jerusalem, bypassing the towns of Kiryat Ekron and Mazkeret Batya. Route… …   Wikipedia

  • roundabout — (adv.) by a circuitous route, 1870, from ROUND (Cf. round) (adv.) + ABOUT (Cf. about). Noun sense of traffic circle is attested from 1927 …   Etymology dictionary

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