|Alley2||A narrow street between buildings|
|Arcade3||A roofed passageway, usually with stores on both sides|
|Avenue1||A wide street|
|Boulevard1||A wide city street, often tree lined or with a landscaped divider|
|Bridge1||A structure over an obstacle|
|By-pass2||A highway that passes around a city or congested area|
|Circle3||A street shaped like a circle, usually a dead end for residences|
|Concourse3||A wide path|
|Court2||A short street|
|Crossing2||An intersection, or the area around that intersection|
|Drive2||A road (usually for cars) or a driveway|
|Expressway1||A major divided highway for high speed travel|
|Extension2||A new or continuing part of an old street|
|Freeway1||A highway without tolls|
|Highway1||A main public road|
|Lane2||A narrow road|
|Loop3||A road that comes back to the same point|
|Manor2||A landed estate; a small road with large houses (sometimes Manor Drive, etc.)|
|Place2||A short street, or a public place in a town|
|Promenade3||A small path, usually for walking|
|Road1||An open way for people, vehicles and animals|
|Row3||A line of buildings along a street|
|Square2||An open area, at the intersection or bounded by two or more streets|
|Street1||A public road in a city or town|
|Terrace3||A row of buildings on a raised or sloping ground|
|Trail3||A marked or beaten path|
|View2||An overview (road)|
|Way3||A road or route from one place to another|
1 Basic - very common, words every beginning student / most travelers should know.
2 Intermediate - fairly common, words for intermediate level students / some travelers may need to know.
3 Advanced - very rare in actual use, only advanced students need worry about these .
(c)1996 by Nicholas Miller
See notes for information on navigating, links, copyright (my own as well as any possible inadvertant infringement on my part) and photo usage, etc.