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cul–de–sac

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noun \ˈkəl-di-ˌsak, ˈku̇l-; ˌkəl-di-ˈ, ˌku̇l-\

Simple Definition of cul–de–sac

  • : a street that is designed to connect to another street only at one end

Full Definition of cul–de–sac

plural culs–de–sac play \ˈkəl(z)-, ˈku̇l(z)-, ˌkəl(z)-, ˌku̇l(z)-\ also cul–de–sacs play \-ˌsaks, -ˈsaks\

  1. 1 :  a blind diverticulum or pouch

  2. 2 :  a street or passage closed at one end

  3. 3 :  blind alley


Medical Dictionary

cul–de–sac

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noun \ˈkəl-di-ˌsak, ˈku̇l-; ˌkəl-di-ˈ, ˌku̇l-\

Medical Definition of cul–de–sac

plural culs–de–sac \ˈkəl(z)-, ˈku̇l(z)-, ˌkəl(z)-, ˌku̇l(z)-\play also cul–de–sacs \-ˌsaks, -ˈsaks\play

  1. 1:  a blind diverticulum or pouch; also :  the closed end of such a pouch

  2. 2:  pouch of douglas




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