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- n. The smallest part of a town enclosed by streets.
- n. The distance from one street to the next.
- n. A distance comparable to the distance between streets in a city, in the approximate range of 0.2–0.4 km.
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- n. a rectangular area in a city surrounded by streets and usually containing several buildings
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Every city block or two, somebody rushed the motorcade, yelling, “Murderers, get out of Vietnam!” or some similar slogan.
Edson Tucker lived a mile away and Uncle Jake's barn sat a city block from the house.
Rowan strained her memory for the layout of the city block Lew's office building was on.