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A constricted section of a mountain pass, valley, or cave, or a gap or narrow passage between mountains.

What does it mean when you dream about being in a narrow space?

Dreaming about being in a narrow space can simply reflect the feeling that one has restricted options in some situation in one’s waking life. Can also represent a “narrow escape,” “narrow-mindedness,” or “the straight and narrow.”

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The register of the marriage of Sir Felix Glyde was in no respect remarkable except for the narrowness of the space into which it was compressed at the bottom of the page.
Here, I say, I passed the winter as heavily as I had passed the autumn cheerfully; but having contracted a nearer intimacy with the said woman in whose house I lodged, I could not avoid communicating to her something of what lay hardest upon my mind and particularly the narrowness of my circumstances, and the loss of my fortune by the damage of my goods at sea.
But now his feet were on the sharp stones; the belt of shingles had widened, and the stretch of sand had dwindled into narrowness.
PMIR is expected to improve user mobility on the classified road network by reducing transport constraints resulting from the narrowness and structure of carriageways.
The bridge s narrowness also means it cannot accommodate emergency or Transit vehicles, plus the truss structure creates a height limitation.
However, the narrowness of the dunes at Barkby Beach is a cause for serious concern.
Narrowness of investment fields results in that private investments come rarely to Kyrgyzstan, often due to corruption, he said.
She acknowledges both the increase in traffic and the narrowness of the roads and yet she does not seem to be concerned by highway safety, even around the school.
With voters in Scotland deciding if the country should become independent in a referendum in just three weeks' time, he said: "Let's choose openness over narrowness.
There are plans to widen Pudding Chare, but English Heritage considers that the street should retain its narrowness as part of the medieval network of streets in the area.
Given the narrowness of the results, it is hardly surprising that Mr Quijano has challenged them.
Sir Hugh Bell criticised the narrowness of Newport Road and also Linthorpe Road.