Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of cul-de-sac.

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Examples

  • Although if we are going to face a Matthew-as-Lazarus moment and for Mary's sake, I wouldn't oppose it entirely, then that would sum up one of the biggest flaws of this series: we keep being led down culs-de-sac that then turn out to be false.

    Downton Abbey: series two, episode six

  • One might imagine culs-de-sac being converted to faux Main Streets, or McMansion developments being bulldozed and reforested or turned into parks.

    The Next Slum?

  • One might imagine culs-de-sac being converted to faux Main Streets, or McMansion developments being bulldozed and reforested or turned into parks.

    The Next Slum? « Isegoria

  • And high-rises are culs-de-sac: two thousand people jammed together in the air … (tags: Ballardian Ballard architecture highrise interview urbanism crime) [...]

    Ballardian » ‘Content in their little prisons’: J.G. Ballard on ‘The Towers’

  • And high-rises are culs-de-sac: two thousand people jammed together in the air …

    Ballardian » ‘Content in their little prisons’: J.G. Ballard on ‘The Towers’

  • One might imagine culs-de-sac being converted to faux Main Streets, or McMansion developments being bulldozed and reforested or turned into parks.

    The Next Slum?

  • Any attempt to go backwards steers you into barriers and culs-de-sac, and if you jumped over them youd encounter a rabid three-headed dog.

    What's Going On

  • Its talented preservation and community-planning experts should be offered the chance to devise a land-use approach that revives charming old neighborhood patterns rather than producing alienating culs-de-sac or artificial quaintness.

    My New Orleans

  • Along came sterile housing tracts set in isolating culs-de-sac, and shopping centers whose only ties to localities were the dollars of local consumers.

    Gas Guzzling Gavin

  • The word may also be applied to narrow streets or culs-de-sac between major streets.

    connotation of "callej�n" ??

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