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Definition of "roadless" [road•less]

  • Not containing or crossed by any roads: roadless wilderness. (adjective)
  • Forbidden by law to contain or be crossed by any roads or to be entered by any vehicles: tracts of land designated by the government as roadless areas. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "roadless" in a sentence
  • "Bulls in roadless country at higher elevations often feed in open timber during moderate weather."
  • "Cancun was founded in roadless jungle in 1971 with a $27 million loan from the Bank for International Development arranged by Banco de México, which promoted the creation of tourism resorts as a means of earning foreign exchange."
  • "The new directive will ensure that the administration can consider activities in the affected areas while long-term roadless policy is developed and court cases move forward, he said."