lovers' lane

lovers' lane

noun
a secluded lane, road, or parking area sought out by lovers for its privacy.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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lovers' lane

A secluded road or area sought out by lovers seeking privacy. For example, The police loved to embarrass youngsters parked in lovers' lane. [Late 1800s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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