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noun as in footway

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noun as in pathway

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The sidewalk previously featured a row of tables against its large windows — a setup that Shallal called unattractive for diners who were forced to sit awkwardly close to pedestrians going nearby.

Most people walk by trash they pass on streets and sidewalks.

The victim was shot on a sidewalk outside a townhouse in the Hunter’s Square community.

The latest projections show that the city is gonna need upward of $5 billion to fix things like streets, sidewalks and parks.

Eight years ago, Mayor Todd Gloria, then Council president, pledged to craft an infrastructure-focused ballot measure for the 2016 ballot, to address the city’s crumbling roads, sidewalks, pipes and drains.

One police officer was coolly dispatched as he lay wounded on the sidewalk.

Mills was lying on the sidewalk, dying, right in front of people trained to save him.

He now stood by the sidewalk shrine to the two fallen officers and said.

Only one of the crowd-control barriers was deployed, to close off a sidewalk as the royals arrived.

A 25-year-old man named Alexander Cooper strode up the sidewalk holding his 3-year-old daughter, Alexis, by the hand.

While the door was open he caught a glimpse of the street outside—and of Glavis on the sidewalk below.

The messenger looked both ways and finally turned up that sidewalk between the two tenements.

It was perched high above the sidewalk, for the street but a few years since was a gully, and the grading had deepened it.

The people make little effort to keep to the sidewalk, but let the fellow who is driving the car do the looking out for them.

How d'ye stand on the proposition to have the town build a sidewalk up the hill apast the Congregational church, Deacon?

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sidewalk, such as: path, track, footpath, and foot pavement.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.