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.
v.tr. (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 ]
Concise Oxford English dictionary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2012