catercorner catercorner

Definition(s):

  • (adj) slanted across a polygon on a diagonal line

Usage(s):

  1. But in the Eastgate Plaza shopping mall, just catercorner from Walla Walla's only De Lorean Motor Car dealership, the Army has stationed its missionary.
  2. Bonneville dam is really not one dam but two, situated catercorner to each other on opposite sides of Bradford Island which lies in midstream.

News

  • Michael Klein: Sikora resurfaces in Wilmington

    Bryan Sikora is back in business, opening La Fia Bakery + Market + Bistro in downtown Wilmington (421 N. Market St., 302-543-5574), catercorner from World Cafe Live at the Queen.
    on July 12, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

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