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side street

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Definition of side street in English:

noun

A minor or subsidiary street.
Example sentences
  • I was driving along in my car, minding my own business when a taxi drove out of a side street to my right and straight into the side of me.
  • Traffic or no, I pulled into Portland Street, off into a side street and found a vacant metered parking space.
  • The property on Alexandra Avenue is set back from the street and can only be accessed down a narrow side street.

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