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Synonyms for byway

a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)


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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.
Motorcyclists wanting to ride on a Powys byway can apply for a permit, the county council has said.
FROM Devil's Punch Bowl cafe car park in Hindhead, Surrey, follow signs on new path towards the old A3, head north down the Byway Open to all Traffic.
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.
It is claimed that the council made a mistake in the 1990s in listing the track as a Byway. 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.
Northumberland Estates has issued the warning to Northumberland County Council amid the authority's moves to register a route on the its land at Chatton, near Alnwick, as a byway open to all traffic (BOAT).
Corridor management and installation of interpretive signs are just two of the ways byway communities have enhanced the visitor experience for their regions.
The garage is about three miles from Betws y Coed and two miles from Dolwyddelan on a council byway.
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.