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a path specially made for riding on horseback
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a narrow lane cut through a forest. Rides are made to designate the boundaries of compartments or to serve construction purposes (the laying of power lines and conduits). Rides divide a forest into economic units for exploitation, registration, economic planning and organization, control of forest fires, and transport of timber. A ride is usually 4–8 m wide. Rides established for fire-fighting purposes (sometimes called fire roads in the U. S.) may be as wide as 20 m.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

What does it mean when you dream about riding?

Riding in a dream—be it in a car, train, ship—may indicate that the dreamer is seeking a destination. Alternatively, it may reveal that the dreamer is in a relationship or other situation that he or she feels is going nowhere, and it may require that they “ride it out” for awhile.

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For instance, when they were in the desert they showed a glimpse of a skateboarder riding down the road on a toilet attached to a skateboard.
His father, who asked not to be named, said the 16-year-old and his 15- year-old friend were riding down Newbold Road, in Rugby, at about 10.45pm on Tuesday when a man shouted abuse at them.
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100 Years Ago As Mr G A Grainger, a hairdresser, of Garrick Street, Wolverhampton, was riding down Bell Street, he was knocked down by a wagonette and rendered insensible.
Most insurers have responded to the competitive challenge in conventional ways: buy more reinsurance or preserve market share by "riding down" the cycle and hoping for a sudden turnaround through a drastic reduction of surplus by one or more catastrophic occurrences.
As if that wasn't enough, Daredevil riders on motorbikes finished off the parade, which also saw Southport's Pleasureland ghost train riding down the street.
| Riding down to south-west France and the foothills of the Pyrenees, Jurancon is known predominantly for sweet whites, but local grapes (gros and petit manseng) also produce dry whites with a citrusy edginess such as Domaine Cauhape, Jurancon Sec Chant des Vignes 2014 (PS8.75, www.thewinesociety.com).
A relative said he had come off his motorcycle having braked while riding down Blackmoorfoot Road.
A 13-YEAR-OLD boy was airlifted to hospital after he fell off his motorbike while riding down a dirt track.
In 1929, he was riding down a country lane when a car ploughed head-on into him - but the driver was a doctor who saved his life.
One woman, who lives nearby, said she had seen two motorcycles, each with a rider and passenger, riding down a pedestrian cut at about 5pm.