We look at various streets all the time, but what's the big deal about them really? We see avenues, lanes, roads written almost everywhere we go, especially if the boards are clearly labelled. The names of these various types of streets have a lot to do with where we come across them.
The type of street can tell you a lot about how you can access them and even what kind of a neighbourhood you are in. For instance, towns and cities usually have a different kind of streets. If you are visiting the countryside, you're more likely to visit narrow streets as the main path.
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The residential buildings or the surrounding environment also plays its part in giving a name to a street. If you go into an area where there are lakes and mountains, the streets are most likely to go by the name 'drive', whereas various residential arrangements around a particular street can also define it. Have a look below for a brief overview of the various street names and the circumstances that define them.
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