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along

preposition
 
 
/əˈlɒŋ/
DIRECTION A2 from one part of a road, river, etc to another: a romantic walk along the beachThrough, across, opposite and against
NEXT TO B1 in a line next to something long: a row of new houses along the riverDirection of motionPoints of the compass
PARTICULAR PLACE at a particular place on a road, river, etc: Somewhere along this road there's a garage.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
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