cul-de-sac


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cul-de-sac

1. a road with one end blocked off; dead end
2. Anatomy any tube-shaped bodily cavity or pouch closed at one end, such as the caecum

Cul-de-sac

A street, lane, or alley that is closed at one end; usually having an enlarged, somewhat circular area for turning around.

cul-de-sac

[′kəl·də‚sak]
(anatomy)
Blind pouch or diverticulum.
(civil engineering)
A dead-end street with a circular area for turning around.

cul-de-sac

A street, lane, or alley closed at one end, usually having an enlarged, somewhat circular area for turning around.
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It would be nice if our high council tax banding on this estate could result in some traffic-calming or some signs on the cul-de-sacs to discourage the use of them as turning points.
Police sealed off the entire cul-de-sac and worked at the crime scene throughout the day, releasing few details until announcing about 7:15 p.
He said: "Bloors did tell me there would be another eight or ten houses built at the top end of the cul-de-sac, but I wasn't warned about this.
We are a cul-de-sac of uniform houses and this will break that up.
CRIME SCENE: The cul-de-sac at Edgerton Green (JH281008Dgreen-01)
AI LIVE in a cul-de-sac, and never clean the car with all the doors open, or leave the front door open with the car keys accessible to any passing thief.
Residents in Gillman Close cul-de-sac, where the new house would be accessed, had submitted a petition signed by 44 people and 27 individual letters of objection.
It's very frightening,'' said a neighbor, who didn't want to be named and who learned something was wrong only when seeing squad cars outside the house, on a cul-de-sac of well-kept homes near Antelope Valley College.
Thomas Berrigan is thought to have died instantly as the vehicle reversed from a cul-de-sac.
PLANS to build homes in Wombourne have been booted out amid fears work will send boulders from a nearby cliff tumbling on a cul-de-sac below.
The developer has offered to build a cul-de-sac at the terminus of Ermine with a trail that links to city's trail network.
9 on the cul-de-sac development outside Harrogate, Yorks, in the past month.