The part of a street or highway intended for use by vehicles and animals. 25 Am J1st High § 3. Road; a roadbed. The right of way of a railroad. 44 Am J1st RR § 74. The roadbed of a railroad and the space of ground that the railroad is allowed by law in which to construct its roadbed and lay its track. San Francisco v Central P. R. Co. 63 Cal 467.

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