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A road or track along a ridge, especially (the Ridgeway) a prehistoric trackway following the ridge of the downs in Wiltshire and Berkshire, in southern England.
- ‘My Lady, we can ride down through the City and along the valley or out along the ridgeway.’
- ‘The provision was only intended to make it an offence to drive motors on footpaths or bridleways, such as ridgeways or ways across common land.’
- ‘Had the road engineers of Legio II Augusta cut through the dyke, or were they following a prehistoric ridgeway, having passed through an existing entrance in the dyke?’
- ‘Tim nodded, lifting his rifle and running along the ridgeway to circle around to the front of the base as Kenny settled down on the ground, now using his knee as a makeshift bipod as he ran the rifle sight over different parts of the complex.’
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