Definition of Roundabout way
1. Noun. A roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked).
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Literary usage of Roundabout way
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1. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"... Tor the rotation [of crops], -tenko crank, -tie roundabout way; circuitous route, detour; ... In a roundabout way, by Indirect means, -tihtl planet; ..."
2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1895)
"Juries may frequently adopt a roundabout way of arriving at a proper conclusion, but if their course can be followed with certainty by the court, ..."
3. Literary Pilgrimages in New England to the Homes of Famous Makers of by Edwin Monroe Bacon (1902)
"While we were thus chatting we had left the neighborhood, and were strolling by a roundabout way toward "down-town." At length in Main Street and the ..."
4. Young Japan: Yokohama and Yedo by John R Black (1881)
"... were converted into certainty; but wo now had an amusing instance of the curious roundabout way in which such events are made public in Japan. ..."