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Streets where people live

Ave

abbreviation

Avenue

Avenue

noun

used in street names. The written abbreviation is Ave

backstreet

noun

a small street in a town or city

Blvd

abbreviation

Boulevard

Boulevard

noun

used in street names. The written abbreviation is Blvd

close

noun

a street consisting of private houses at the end of which the road stops

Close

noun

used in street names

Cres

abbreviation

Crescent: used especially on street signs and when you write someone’s address

crescent

noun

a curved street. Used especially in street names

cul-de-sac

noun

a short street closed at one end, so that traffic cannot pass through it

Dr

abbreviation

Drive

Drive

noun

used in the names of streets

Gardens

noun

used in the names of some streets

Gdns

abbreviation

Gardens: used especially in street names

Grove

used in the names of some streets

Lane

noun

used in the names of roads

mews

noun

a small street with houses, especially one where there used to be stables (=buildings for horses)

Rd

abbreviation

Road: used in addresses

road

noun

a street with buildings along one side or both sides

Road

noun

used in the names of some streets. The written abbreviation is Rd

side street

noun

a small street that is connected to a major street

St

abbreviation

Street

street

noun

a road in a town or city with houses or other buildings along it

Street

noun

used in the names of roads. The written abbreviation is St

Way

noun

used in the name of streets

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