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tree lawn

a strip of grass-covered ground between sidewalk and curb, often planted with shade trees.
Origin of tree lawn
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The use of a tree lawn in northern areas provides snow storage in the winter.
  • The width of the tree lawn varies between approximately two feet and four feet.
  • If your community uses leaf-vacs for collection, keep the leaves on the tree lawn or in your yard and out of the street.
  • Empty cans must be removed from the tree lawn within twelve hours after pick-up.
  • The proposed location is in the seven-foot tree lawn which is located in the public right-of-way.
  • Rake your leaves into loose piles out to the edge of the street, either onto the tree lawn or next to a roadside ditch.
  • At that point, someone discovered a body lying on the tree lawn and summoned the police and the emergency squad.
  • Often the width of the tree pit or tree lawn controls the width of the outside zone.
  • All limbs should be placed on the tree lawn with cut ends facing the street.

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