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back street, back road, back corner

[cf. US back street a street lying in a back area or running behind the main buildings in a town; back road a road, esp. an inferior one, leading or lying away from the main one DAB; cf. CORNER sidestreet] n. any street other than the FRONT STREET or main street running along the sea: 1796 Shirley Street, formerly named Back Road (Bahama Gazette, July 1). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-12-30 12:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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