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Macadam

Meaning: Refers to a pavement made by compact layers of small stones mixed together with asphalt or tar

Jan 21, 2013 12:24 IST
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Macadam: Noun

Pronunciation: Muh’-kad-uh’ m 

Difficulty Level: High 

Meaning: Refers to a pavement made by compact layers of small stones mixed together with asphalt or tar

Usage/Example:

  1. The macadam was filled with people hawking everything from clothes to electronic items.
  2. As he wheeled the big vehicle along the winding macadam, everbody kept looking at him.

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