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macadamized

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  • Construction of the first macadamized road in the United States (1823) Look up macadam in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Macadam is a type of road construction pioneered by the Scotsman John Loudon McAdam in around. — “Macadam - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • With the introduction of macadamized roads, the Cleveland Bay horse was considered not fast enough, and as a result, some Cleveland Bays were bred to In 1887 a Yorkshire Coach Horse Stud Book was introduced, which contained horses that were three-quarters Cleveland Bay and one-quarter Thoroughbred. — “Yorkshire Coach Horse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • McAdam invented the "macadamization" road-building method all right (see Macadam), but he was long gone before the practice of And though tarmac was indeed a development of macadamization the words "Strictly speaking " in the next sentence aren't. — “Talk:Tarmac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The streets were like visions of pure ugliness; a grey-black macadamized road, asphalt causeways, held in between a flat succession of wall, window, and door, a new-brick channel that began nowhere, and ended nowhere. — “The Rainbow” by D. H. Lawrence

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