city block

  1. a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
    he lives in the next block
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How To Use city block In A Sentence

  • In the larger cities (above all Rome and Ostia) there were also examples of more plebeian housing, generally small in size and located on the first floor of the large residences that occupied entire city blocks.
  • What kind of maniac, moreover, would deliberately ignite 20 pounds of explosives without first clearing the area by several city blocks at least (or in my case, repairing to our finished basement a block away)?
  • Young Tess and her neighborhood friends are broiling in the hot sun, their inner city block having been deprived of moisture for a long time.
  • He can lay a haymaker on a punk that will send him sailing through the air for almost half of a city block.
  • Huge city blocks reached high into the sky and a tramline ran on tracks suspended forty feet in the air.
  • Alex was leaning forward into the window in front of him like a cat watching a chipmunk, except that the chipmunk was the size of a city block. The Whale Warriors
  • On a scary mountain road near the peak of Red Mountain Pass we met a motorhome about the size of a city block.
  • It was as high as an apartment building and as long as a city block. Bomber
  • Long lines of cars, taxis and buses coiled around city blocks and suburban streets.
  • It was as high as an apartment building and as long as a city block. Bomber
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