Example sentences for: alleys

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

  • Thanks to the proprietress of our hotel, who climbed into the passenger seat and issued directions, I maneuvered our Fiat Punto through a 7-foot-wide stone maze, up and down a series of alleys at harrowing right angles, past scaffolding and cafe tables, to the parking lot.

  • Around the corner from these fast-disappearing cozy alleys are new housing projects, offices, modern shopping plazas, and open-air markets.

  • A neon sign northeast of the plaza, beckons visitors to the oldest restaurant in the United States, the Union Oyster House which opened in 1826 in the Blackstone Block, a tiny group of old red-brick buildings separated by narrow alleys that dates to 1713.

  • The major sights are enclosed within two rings of concentric walls and tucked among Évora’s great maze of Moorish alleys and squares (praças).

  • The neighborhoods of the Back Lakes District are filled with the hutongs (alleys) and siheyuans (courtyard houses) that were characteristic of urban Beijing during the Ming and Qing dynasties.


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