Definition of Royal road

1. Noun. An auspicious way or means to achieve something. "The royal road to success"

Generic synonyms: Road

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Royal Road

royal icing
royal jelly
royal line
royal marriage
royal marriages
royal mast
royal osmund
royal palm
royal penguin
royal penguins
royal poinciana
royal progress
royal progresses
royal purple
royal red prawn
royal road (current term)
royal stag
royal tennis
royal touch
royal velvet plant
royal walnut moth
royal we
royal wes

Literary usage of Royal road

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1864)
"That on the Front royal road consisted of the Twelfth Pennsylvania cavalry, Eighty-seventh Pennsylvania infantry, Eighteenth Connecticut infantry, ..."

2. Supplementary Papers by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"It was called the "royal road," because the service of the Great King passed along ... If the "royal road" had passed south of the desert,it could not have ..."

3. Herodotus: the fourth, fifth, and sixth books by Herodotus, Reginald Walter Macan (1895)
"4. Comparison of the Itinerary with other passages, of various kinds, in Herodotus. § 5. The actual course of the royal road : materials and methods for ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1896)
"Similarly, all local work, both Greek and Persian, in Asia, was probably surveyed left and right from the royal road. As the royal road in the section from ..."

5. The Second Part of the Chronicle of Peru by Pedro de Cieza de León, Clements Robert Markham (1883)
"For it seems to me that if the Emperor should desire to give orders for another royal road to be made, like that which goes from Quito to Cuzco, ..."

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