What does back street mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alley, alleyway, back street(noun)

    a narrow street with walls on both sides


  1. back street(Noun)

    A usually small and narrow street or alley, especially one in inferior or poorer parts of a city, away from the centre.

  2. back street(Noun)

    A secret, clandestine or illegal scene.


  1. Back Street

    Back Street is a romance novel written by Fannie Hurst in 1931, with underlying themes of death and adultery. It has been filmed three times since its publication: ⁕In 1932 by director John M. Stahl, starring John Boles and Irene Dunne. ⁕In 1941 by director Robert Stevenson, starring Charles Boyer and Margaret Sullavan. ⁕In 1961 by director David Miller, starring Susan Hayward and John Gavin. All three films were released by Universal Pictures, and the third was in Technicolor.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of back street in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of back street in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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  1. Hardy Blechman:

    Our first driver sped away as taxi drivers approached us loading his cab. Our second driver agreed to meet us in a back street near Gare du Nord and passed David a baseball bat to hold.

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