the royal road


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royal road (to something)

A particularly smooth, easy, or trouble-free journey or development (to some status, position, or result). Each year, people flock to Hollywood hoping to find the royal road to fame and fortune. His family's wealth and status put him on the royal road to success from the moment he was born.
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the royal road

A way or method that presents no difficulties: the royal road to success.
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Efes first attained importance in the first century BC, due to its position as a sheltered harbour and the starting point of the royal road leading to Susa, the capital of the Persian Empire.
Coach tours through Glenshee, Braemar following the Royal Road beside the River Dee to Crathie Church Firths of Cromarty and Dornoch to the Castle of Mey.
The royal road system evolved in response to the need to deploy troops rapidly throughout imperial territories.
The dreams of interpretation; a century down the royal road.
The card also offers free entry to 32 museums4)The medieval market square at Ryneck Glowny in the Old Town is the largest in Europe5) In the Old Town, the best way to explore is on foot - walk the Royal Road which begins at Florionska Gate and passes by many beautiful and historical churches.
THE ROYAL ROAD TO JOY: THE BEATITUDES AND THE EUCHARIST.
For other species, no one yet knows all the factors, be they genetic predisposition or nurture, that set certain eggs on the royal road.
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