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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

A cul-de-sac or close is a dead-end street with only one inlet/outlet.

Cul-de-sac literally means "bottom of a sack" in French and Catalan. Despite seeming to be a borrowed French phrase, the expression cul-de-sac originated in England during the period when French was spoken by the English aristocracy.

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