stretch along stretch along

Definition(s):

  • (v) occupy a large, elongated area

Usage(s):

  1. A cleanup campaign in late January removed 30 tons of garbage from a 3-mile stretch along the banks of the Rimac, the principal river in Lima.
  2. Fine sand beaches stretch along its coastline like pearls on a string, each several kilometers long and up to half a kilometer wide at low tide.
  3. The 40-odd miles of glacier-formed sand dunes that stretch along the Indiana shore of Lake Michigan are not only unique geologically but also a favorite recreation center.

News

  1. Seine River Walkway: Paris' Mayor Returns Stretch Of Riverbank To Pedestrians

    PARIS -- Paris has given back a stretch of its riverbank to pedestrians – and just in time for summer. Mayor Bertrand Delanoe inaugurated the 2.3-kilometer (1.4 mile) stretch along the Seine River between the Royal and Alma bridges on the Left Bank on Wednesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Paris returns stretch of riverbank to pedestrians

    Paris has given back a stretch of its riverbank to pedestrians — and just in time for summer. Mayor Bertrand Delanoe inaugurated the 2.3-kilometer (1.4 mile) stretch along the Seine River between the Royal ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Paris returns stretch of riverbank to pedestrians - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    PARIS (AP) - Paris has given back a stretch of its riverbank to pedestrians - and just in time for summer. Mayor Bertrand Delanoe inaugurated the 2.3-kilometer (1.4 mile) stretch along the Seine River between the Royal and Alma bridges on the Left Bank on Wednesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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