Example sentences for: alleys

How can you use “alleys” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • These are crisscrossed by numerous narrow alleys called “wynds” and separated by open spaces where markets were held, royal decrees were heard, and criminals were hanged in front of large and enthusiastic crowds.

  • Bhaktapur’s treasures are many, and if time permits you will be amply rewarded by allowing two half-days to wandering through its alleys.

  • Modern bowling lanes enjoyed a boom in Beijing during the 1990s, with alleys located in the Holiday Inn Lido, Beijing International, and other hotels.

  • Leading north from the palace, the Neapolitans’ favorite shopping street of Via Toledo separates the town hall (Municipio) and the broad commercial streets going down to the harbor from a checkerboard of narrow alleys to the west, a Spanish neighborhood of the 16th century that is now a mass of dilapidated working-class housing and a great opportunity for watching everyday-life.

  • The “9 streets” is a number of small alleys which form the ribs linking the Herengracht, Keizergracht, and Prinsengracht.


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