Acacia Avenue


Acacia Avenue
Acacia Av|e|nue
BrE
the name of an imaginary street that people think of as a typical ↑suburban street in the UK. It represents a place where ordinary families live in a traditional way. It is used mainly in newspapers.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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