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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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23: 38th Street, Hayden Bridge cul-de-sac, 35th Place, 33rd Street, Longridge Drive (immediately west of 39th Street), 39th Street (west side), 39th Street cul-de-sac and Harbor Drive (west side).
Knowing the anatomy and feel of the tissues is key to mastering entry into the anterior cul-de-sac.
By contrast, many of the most contented residents of grid-style streets were migrants from the cul-de-sac lifestyle.
Another problem is that visiting several cul-de-sacs lengthens the bus journey.
Atlanta neighborhoods with cul-de-sacs, for example, may have less crime than Atlanta neighborhoods without cul-de-sacs.
All remaining streets were the next priority and cul-de-sacs were the lower priority.
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.
But the cul-de-sac, a staple of town planning for decades, appears to have reached the end of the road.
Glendale would receive $800,000 to construct cul-de-sacs at Chevy Chase Drive and the railroad tracks, near the site of the Jan.
Streets in the neighborhood's newer subdivisions are circuitous and knobbed with cul-de-sacs.
McGraw's cul-de-sacs are paradaisical places where love blooms and angels wish to tread.
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