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alley

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2. Tennis chiefly US the space between the singles and doubles sidelines

alley

2
a large playing marble

Alley

A passageway providing access to a rear yard or central courtyard.

What does it mean when you dream about an alley?

An alleyway may simply be one form of the symbol of the path, which indicates seeking, transformation, and the transition from one stage of life to another. Alleys have certain other connotations, however, such as that of a shortcut, a sidetrack, or a dead end. Alleys also convey a sense of being narrow and limited, therefore requiring that they be followed closely. In contemporary society, alleyways often have sinister connotations as a location where one might be attacked. As with all dream symbols, the tone and setting of the dream determine which meaning is indicated.

alley

1. A service way providing a secondary public means of access to abutting properties; a narrow passageway between or behind buildings, sometimes permitting traffic for only one lane of cars.
2. A garden walk between rows of trees; an allée.
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Parker's initial vision was inspired by two famous Southern alleys: Printer's Alley in Nashville, which began as a connector between the city's early publishing shops and has been lined with nightclubs since the 1940s, and Pirate's Alley in New Orleans's French Quarter, which has accrued many legends--some factual, most not--over the city's three centuries.
This grant allows us to improve overall cleanliness in more than half of the alleys in Ward 8 allowing us to have an immediate impact on health and safety concerns.
Alleys in the heart of the big city present a different value, sometimes appreciated more in terms of monetary worth.
Even unpaved alleys, with hard-packed surfaces caused by years of vehicle use, contribute to runoff, Luers said.
If a state is not part of any of the four alleys, does that mean it never has tornadoes?
Right across the street from Jim Tomolo's office is a bricked up door surrounded by carved molding-that's the entrance to one of Clinton's famous bowling alleys.
This team of dedicated workers, supported by the Working Neighbourhoods Fund, has over the last two years transformed many back alleys by working with residents to improve their environment.
The street system in the central parts of Tehran is comprised of very broad boulevards (khiabans) that on average are about a half kilometer apart, with the resulting huge blocks intersected by many narrow alleys (kouches).
We eventually did a questionnaire to see if bowling was something people were interested in and took it to the other bowling alleys around the city and found out many people there were Harlem residents who went downtown to bowl.
Jones said there have been few complaints about the more than 900 alleys that have been gated in the city.
Besides executing their cuts through their alleys, the players are now asked to read their defender.