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blocks

(Black); block (San Sal., Mayag., Inagua) [cf. US city block; Australian the block a street or quarter of a city; often a section popular as a promenade W3] n. city streets, especially as a place for young people to stand around and converse: 1974 Blocks: regular hang-out (King 26). Playing the block (Mayag.). As we travel through the streets of New Providence, boys and girls of different walks of life are seen hanging out on the blocks (Nassau).

Tags: geography, noun

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Last update: 2010-09-06 03:18
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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