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Term of the Road Dictionary


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Types of Road
  • Synonyms : blind alley / close [cul-de-sac] / dead end (US) / dead end street (US)


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / German
  • Theme : Straßen Straßenarten
  • Definition : Für Anliegerverkehr bestimmte kurze Gasse oder Straße, die nur von einem Ende her zugänglich ist. Stichstraßen haben in der Regel eine Wendemöglichkeit.
  • Synonyms : Stichstraße

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