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alley1

al·ley1

alley1

 
pronunciation:
ae li
part of speech: noun
inflections: alleys
definition 1: a narrow street or passage between or behind buildings, esp. in a city.
 
synonyms:
alleyway, lane
similar words:
byway, passage, passageway, road, street
definition 2: a narrow lane giving access to the area behind a row of houses.
synonyms:
alleyway, lane
similar words:
corridor, passage, road
definition 3: a path or walkway between garden beds, trees, or other landscape elements, as in a park.
synonyms:
mall, path, walk, walkway
similar words:
footpath, passage, passageway, promenade
definition 4: a bowling lane.
synonyms:
bowling alley, lane
definition 5: the space between the two outer sets of lines on each side of a tennis court, used only in doubles.