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noun [countable]     alley pronunciation in American English
/ˈæli/
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singularalley
pluralalleys
  1. 1
    a narrow street or passage between or behind buildings

    The attack occurred in a dark alley.

  2. 2
    American one of the two narrow areas at either side of a tennis court that are used when four people are playing
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