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Asphalt. Macadam is another common name for the process. To Macadamize something is to pave it with asphalt.

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The Roman roads fell into disuse centuries ago. The influence they have had is in the fact that many of them followed important trade routed across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. Many modern roads follow paths which are similar to that of Roman roads.

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to move easily on rough suface like roads etc...

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