Detour

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Detour Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
  • travel via a detour

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Detour'


  • Detour: For other uses, see Detour (disambiguation). A detour or diversion route is a route around a planned area of prohibited or reduced access, such
  • Permanently signed detour route: "Emergency detour route" redirects here. For the road in Ontario, see Emergency Detour Route. A permanently signed detour route (also known as an emergency
  • Detour, Maryland: Detour is an unincorporated community in Carroll County, Maryland, United States. William and Catherine Biggs Farm was listed on the National Register
  • Detour (disambiguation): published by the Detour Media Group Detour (1945 film) Detour (1967 film) Detour (1999 film) Detour (2002 film), directed by David Dellecese Detour (2009 film)
  • Detour Township, Michigan: Detour Township is a civil township of Chippewa County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 807 at the 2010 census. The township is at the
  • Grand Detour, Illinois: 41°53′48″N 89°24′42″W / 41.89667°N 89.41167°W / 41.89667; -89.41167 Grand Detour, Illinois is an unincorporated census-designated place in Ogle County, Illinois
  • Grand Detour Township, Ogle County, Illinois: Grand Detour Township is located in Ogle County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 698 and it contained 385 housing units. According

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Detour Sample Sentences in News


  • Colorado track closure forces detour for Amtrak's California Zephyr
    A temporary railroad track closure west of Granby, caused by a rock slide, is forcing Amtrak's California Zephyr to detour around seven stops between Denver and Salt Lake City. Read more on this news related to 'Detour'
  • Detour Gold Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results
    Detour Gold Corporation reports its operational and financial results for the third quarter of 2014. This release should be read in conjunction with the Company's third quarter 2014 financial statements ... Read more on this news related to 'Detour'
  • Colorado track reopens after detour for Amtrak's California Zephyr
    A stretch of railroad track west of Granby that underwent emergency repairs after a weekend rock slide reopened late Monday, ending a two-day detour for Amtrak's California Zephyr. Read more on this news related to 'Detour'

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