• (GA) IPA: /ˈkʌldəsæk/
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkʌldəsak/

cul-de-sac (plural cul-de-sacs)

  1. A blind alley or dead end street.
  2. A circular area at the end of a dead end street to allow cars to turn around, designed so children can play on the street, with little or no through-traffic.
  3. An impasse.
  4. (medicine) A sack-like cavity, a tube open at one end only.
  • French: bout de cul-de-sac résidentiel
  • German: Wendeplatte, Wendekreis, Wendehammer
  • Portuguese: cul-de-sac
  • Russian: тупик
  • German: Tasche
  • Russian: слепо́й мешо́к

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