Meaning of ROUTE in English


Mil. also n. & v.

n. 1 a way or course taken (esp. regularly) in getting from a starting-point to a destination. 2 US a round travelled in delivering, selling, or collecting goods. 3 Mil. archaic marching orders. (routeing) send or forward or direct to be sent by a particular route. route man US = ROUNDSMAN 1. route march a training-march for troops.

[ ME f. OF r(o)ute road ult. f. L ruptus broken ]

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