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Dictionary entry overview: What does Silk Road mean?
• SILK ROAD (noun)
The noun SILK ROAD has 1 sense:
1. an ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century to reach Cathay
Familiarity information: SILK ROAD used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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An ancient trade route between China and the Mediterranean (4,000 miles); followed by Marco Polo in the 13th century to reach Cathay
Nouns denoting spatial position
trade route (a route followed by traders (usually in caravans))
Meronyms (parts of "Silk Road"):
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