Meaning of “alley” in the English Dictionary

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"alley" in American English

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alleynoun [ C ]

us /ˈæl·i/ also alleyway, /ˈæl·iˌweɪ/

a narrow road or path between buildings, esp. between the backs of buildings:

I ran down the alley and up the back stairs.

(Definition of “alley” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)