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lane

noun [C]  /leɪn/ us  

lane noun [C] (PATH)

one of two or more marked paths in a road to keep vehicles traveling in the same direction a safe distance apart: That section of Interstate 95 is a four-lane highway, with two northbound lanes and two southbound lanes. A lane in a running track or swimming pool is a narrow section marked to keep the competitors apart.

lane noun [C] (ROAD)

a narrow road, esp. in the countryside or in a small town
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