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The meaning of "corduroy road"

" Corduroy road "
A road that is ridged and furrowed like the fabric.
This road can't have been resurfaced since the 1980s. It's all patches - a real corduroy road.
Where did it originate?:
Canada, 19th century.
Where is it used?:
Worldwide, but not commonplace.
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