Noun(1) (from 16th to 19th centuries(2) an expressway on which tolls are collected
(1) In case you don't know, the turnpike is a toll road.(2) The road, which became a turnpike in 1752, has seen many alterations in its history.(3) Preliminary numbers show that about 8,000 to 10,000 vehicles were traveling on the road each day, a turnpike spokesman said.(4) Manhattan's sleek skyscrapers are visible for an instant before the turnpike veers west and south towards Newark.(5) Half the horses in London never see a turnpike gate.(6) The trusts were responsible for the whole turnpike , and tolls paid for upkeep.(7) Sighing in relief she headed toward the turnpike and eased her Eclipse into a comfortable sixty miles per hour.(8) Ohio's section of highway 80 is called a turnpike , and they charge a toll to drive on it.(9) It used to take four hours to get to London by coach along the turnpike road .(10) How, for instance, would this system of turnpikes be regulated, if not by cameras?(11) It was apparently built as a toll house on the old turnpike road between York and Scarborough.(12) The carriageway profiles of the majority of Aberdeenshire turnpikes had a fall from the centre of the carriageway to the sides.(13) The formation of drains beside and beneath turnpikes , an important facet of road construction, has received little comment in contemporary sources.(14) The average length of a turnpike road was 30 miles, and the number of trustees varied from 15 to 237.(15) A network of local roads and lanes fed the sub-region's turnpikes .
(1) turnpike :: tolhek
1. toll road ::
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