cul cul  /ˈkəl/


  • (n) a passage with access only at one end



  1. Chinese culture sounds like it's vibrant and refined.
  2. The streets would be narrow and end in cul-de-sacs.
  3. Instead he marched his army into a humiliating, bloody cul-de-sac.


  1. Spacious Colonial in Padanaram is perfect for a family

    Our Home of the Week, on a leafy cul-de-sac by the water, offers expansive space inside and out with plenty of bedrooms in the ideal neighborhood to raise a family.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

  2. Three-bedroom Greenbrae home open Sunday

    Three-bedroom Greenbrae home open Sunday Set on a cul-de-sac, this updated seven-room home has vaulted ceilings and a private backyard. The open kitchen features stainless steel finishes, and the master bathroom has dual vanities and a stall shower. Listing agent: Kathleen Daly, Coldwell Banker, (415) 464-3539,; Lisa Lange, Coldwell Banker, (415) 464-3318, lisalange ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. On the market: Colonial offers cogent sense of style and design

    The 11-room Colonial at 75 Glen Drive in New Canaan, on the market for $1,749,000, sits on a hill near the end of a private cul-de-sac and surrounded by perennial gardens.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The New Canaan News


  1. "Their voices would resonate through the cul-de-sac that I lived in," Burdon said recently over the phone from his home in California. "And I'd hear them going 'Caaaw wwwwww ......' all these weird chants. I would imitate those and say...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Eric Burdon Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. Asked to explain, Pearce added: "When you are in a cul-de-sac by the corner flag what are you looking to achieve? Get a corner out of it, kill the game, slow the game?
    on Sep 24, 2009 By: Stuart Pearce Source: Reuters India

  3. "It's a dead end for them. It's a public policy cul-de-sac. It doesn't go anywhere," Pawlenty said.
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Tim Pawlenty Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

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