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- adj. catercorner
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Anyway, as I was waiting for the light, so I could cross Main Street about two blocks south of the green, I was watching a couple of backhoes digging on kittycorner opposites of the intersection I needed to cross, and plotting my route around them.
Hotel Sautto, oldest and most worn but one of the most central budget hotels, smack downtown, rooms around $22.50 USa night for one, very nice courtyard and gardens, restaurants very close, Hernandez Macias 59 (kittycorner from Teatro Angela Peralta and next to Belles Artes), 152-0051.
From O'Conner Street, one of the main downtown thoroughfares that as it approaches Tamson House takes on a more residential attitude, the House appeared to be a block of oldfashioned townhouses set kittycorner to each other with not so much as a fraction of an. inch between them.
"You know the church kittycorner from your place?"
He'd been through that part of the woods a hundred times before he'd found it, a hundred times walking right past the bunker as he tromped through that hard-duned no-man's-land jumbled kittycorner to
Caltrans, the city and history-focused service groups, including the California Federation of Women's Clubs, Native Daughters of the Golden West and Native Sons of the Golden West, gathered at the southwest corner - kittycorner from Lotta's Fountain - to celebrate the centennial of the Third and Market mission bell and more than 100 years of the El Camino Real Mission Bell Marker System.