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Paths used only for walking or riding - thesaurus

Synonyms

path

noun

a way from one place to another that people can walk along

pathway

noun

a path that you can walk on

footpath

noun

a path used only for walking, usually in the countryside

trail

noun

a path through the countryside, especially one designed for walking for pleasure

towpath

noun

a path along the side of a canal or river, used in the past by horses that pulled boats

esplanade

noun

a long road for people to walk along, especially one next to the beach in a town

bridle path

noun

a path in the country that you can walk along or ride a horse along

boardwalk

noun

mainly American a path made of narrow boards, usually across sand or wet ground and often raised above the level of the ground

walk

noun

a road or path that people walk on, especially through a pleasant area

nature trail

noun

a path through an area of countryside that has signs telling you about the animals and plants that live there

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firebreak

noun

a narrow area of land from which all the trees and bushes have been removed in order to prevent fires from spreading from one part of the countryside to another

fire trail

noun

Australian a path through an area of woods or countryside, used by firefighters if there is a fire, and also by people walking or riding bicycles

public footpath

noun

British a path that anyone can use

right of way

noun

a path by which you can legally go across someone’s private land

traverse

noun

a sideways movement used for moving across a steep slope on a mountain, or a path for doing this

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