Definition of Dirt track

1. Noun. A racetrack that is not paved.

Specialized synonyms: Belmont, Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Pimlico
Generic synonyms: Racecourse, Racetrack, Raceway, Track

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dirt Track

dirofilaria immitis
dirt ball
dirt bike
dirt bikes
dirt cheap
dirt farmer
dirt nap
dirt poor
dirt track (current term)

Literary usage of Dirt track

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"I have been on roads where the dirt track was near the fence, next to it was a ditch, some big weeds and a few hard-heads here and there; then a gravel ..."

2. New Roads and Road Laws in the United States by Roy Stone (1894)
"It is quite true that a fine, dry, smooth dirt track is the perfection of roads: it is easy on the horses' feet and legs, easy on vehicles, and free from ..."

3. Landscapes of the Southern Peloponnese by Michael Cullen (2003)
"You soon rejoin the dirt road at a junction. Here, leave the rather dull A2 onward route and turn left along a dirt track, passing between a white hut and a ..."

4. Earthwork and Its Cost: A Handbook of Earth Excavation by Halbert Powers Gillette (1920)
"The excavation was made from a borrow pit alongside a railroad track, with the result that no ties were needed for the dirt track, but the rails were laid ..."

5. Ohio Circuit Court Reports: New Series. Cases Adjudged in the Circuit Courts by Ohio Circuit Courts (1916)
"On the highway next to the bushes, on the south side, is the street railway track; next to that is a dirt track for teams, and still north or west of the ..."

6. Practical Track Maintenance by Kenneth L. Van Auken (1921)
"dirt track—In renewing ties in dirt track, a pinch bar is handier for raising the rails than a track jack. The tie adjacent to the one to be renewed is ..."

7. Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the Roadmasters' and Maintenance of by Roadmasters' and Maintenance of Way Association (1883)
"Mr. John Sloan — If the gentleman ever figured on any track. he knows that on dirt track three men will do as much as thre« on gravel. ..."

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