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Synonyms for byway

a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)


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This was all Rosa knew of her destination; but it was enough to send her rattling away again in a cab, through deserts of gritty streets, where many people crowded at the corner of courts and byways to get some air, and where many other people walked with a miserably monotonous noise of shuffling of feet on hot paving-stones, and where all the people and all their surroundings were so gritty and so shabby!
The snow lay on the ground, frozen into a hard thick crust, so that only the heaps that had drifted into byways and corners were affected by the sharp wind that howled abroad: which, as if expending increased fury on such prey as it found, caught it savagely up in clouds, and, whirling it into a thousand misty eddies, scattered it in air.
So I hurried on, splashing and bemiring myself in the byways of the Bourbonnais.
Thus, he unified the universe and held it up and looked at it, or wandered through its byways and alleys and jungles, not as a terrified traveller in the thick of mysteries seeking an unknown goal, but observing and charting and becoming familiar with all there was to know.
But for the rest he would have had to seek along the highways and byways of the Empire.
They also help coordinate the budgeting process and allocation of federal, state, and private funds for the purpose of byway improvement.
THE BOROUGH COUNCIL OF GATESHEAD (PUBLIC RIGHTS OF WAY AT LONGFIELD HOUSE FARM, MARLEY HILL, GATESHEAD) TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2016 Notice is hereby given that on 3rd May 2016 the Borough Council of Gateshead made an Order under section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 the effect of which was to temporarily prohibit all pedestrians, horse riders and cyclists along Restricted Byway Whickham 134 and pedestrians along the Footpaths detailed in the Schedule below.
New Position: The Great River Road-Arkansas National Scenic Byway is part of a 10-state driving route along both sides of the Mississippi River, from Lake Itasca in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.
However, it is listed as a Byway on Ordnance Survey maps and has been used as such since the 1950s with no problems until 2008 when the Bradleys applied to downgrade it and illegally blocked it, despite still claiming European and Defra grants for having a Byway running across their land.
Corridor management and installation of interpretive signs are just two of the ways byway communities have enhanced the visitor experience for their regions.
Baker Scenic Byway and Chuckanut Drive Scenic Byway.
America's Byways lead visitors seeking authentic experiences into communities where they support small business owners by shopping in locally owned stores, dining in restaurants, and lodging in local establishments," says Anaise Berry, president of the National Scenic Byway Foundation and director of the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway.
Each year like clockwork the aspen trees turn from forest green to honey yellow in the Rocky Mountain high country, and the Grand Mesa Scenic and Historic Byway offers a perfect loop tour through the best of the region's fall flair.
Sections of the 22-mile Guanella Pass Scenic Byway are unpaved (check conditions), but the aspens will make you happy to be driving slowly.
Take a scenic bike tour on the Aufderheide National Scenic Byway between highways 58 and 126 on Aug.