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Meaning of shunpike

shun•pike

Pronunciation: (shun'pīk"), [key]
— n., v., -piked, -pik•ing.
—n.
  1. a side road taken instead of a turnpike or expressway to avoid tolls or to travel at a leisurely pace.
—v.i.
  1. to drive on a shunpike.
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