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Meaning of LANE

Pronunciation:  leyn

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a narrow way or road
  2. [n]  a well-defined track or path; for e.g. swimmers or lines of traffic

LANE is a 4 letter word that starts with L.


 See Also: alley, bowling alley, free throw lane, path, sea lane, seaway, ship route, skittle alley, trade route, traffic lane, way



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lane\, a. [See {Lone}.]
    Alone. [Scot.]
    {His lane}, by himself; himself alone.
  2. \Lane\, n. [OE. lane, lone, AS. lone, lone; akin to D.
    laan, OFries. lana, lona.]
    A passageway between fences or hedges which is not traveled
    as a highroad; an alley between buildings; a narrow way among
    trees, rocks, and other natural obstructions; hence, in a
    general sense, a narrow passageway; as, a lane between lines
    of men, or through a field of ice.
          It is become a turn-again lane unto them which they can
          not go through.                          --Tyndale.
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