Definition of cobblestone
: a naturally rounded stone larger than a pebble and smaller than a boulder; especially : such a stone used in paving a street or in construction
cobblestonedplay \-ˌstōnd\ adjective
Recent Examples of cobblestone from the Web
The streets are cobblestone, the sidewalks are brick, no buildings in town are over two stories, and no chain stores are allowed.
Enjoy trekking along the Atlantic Intercoastal waterway, taking in Victorian architecture along cobblestone roads and explore a 170-year-old fortress.
Laguna to host hands-only CPR class Laguna Beach firefighters and lifeguards will teach hands-only CPR from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday on the cobblestone area of Main Beach.
Next, the head of the Slovenian Tourist Board played a YouTube video of scenes from his country: castles; the Alps; town squares; cobblestone streets; blue-eyed, blond children.
Go there now, and its cobblestone streets are flanked by some of the city’s shiniest boutiques and priciest hotels.
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Origin and Etymology of cobblestone
Middle English, from cobble- (probably from cob) + stone
First Known Use: 15th century
COBBLESTONE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cobblestone for English Language Learners
: a round stone that is used in paving streets
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Definition of cobblestone for Students
: a rounded stone used especially in the past to pave streets
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