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kitty-corner

In a diagonal position from, especially outward from the corner of a square. A variant of the more technical term "cater-corner," with "cater" meaning "to set or move diagonally." Primarily heard in US. Thankfully there's a crèche kitty-corner to my office, so dropping the kids off in the morning is really easy.
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LaDonna points to a two-story, red brick house with a new wood porch that is kitty-corner to the farm.
Kitty-corner from Magnet Hardware is Norman's Fruit and Salad Market, one of the best places in all Vancouver to buy fresh produce.
Harbor Drive (intersection of Harbor Drive and Pacific Highway, near Seaport Village, kitty-corner from the Embassy Suites).
Michele Heckel, whose home of three years is kitty-corner to the treatment home, said she and her husband have forbidden one of her daughters from picking up mail from the street's common mailbox next to the treatment home.
107, kitty-corner to the CVS under construction in Sherwood, does not sell alcohol.
May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CKO Kickboxing, one of the fastest growing health fitness franchises, will celebrate the Grand Opening of its newest fitness kickboxing gym at 601 Riverside Avenue in Lyndhurst, kitty-corner from the Lyndhurst Diner on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
With such thoughts in mind, those who wandered into the second gallery found, under office-style white fluorescent lighting, two pairs of colored pencils jammed into electric sockets low on kitty-corner walls.
The two-building complex with about 16,000 square feet of retail space is kitty-corner to Whatcom Community College, at the corner of Cordata Parkway and Kellogg Road, and Troske said it was the location that made the 1.
Though the new store, opening in 2003, will be kitty-corner from a revamped Jo-Ann Store, Michaels' arch rival, Rheingans thinks the two can co-exist.
That was the same year that the 80 acres kitty-corner sold and was parceled out.
Mixed development with residential and commercial space, as now exists kitty-corner to the square, could help.
RealNetworks will be the anchor tenant in Home Plate Center, which is located kitty-corner from Safeco Field on First Avenue South in Seattle's vibrant SODO neighborhood.
The new design will have two floors totaling 8,989 square feet, 24 parking spaces and a dramatic two-story glass entry that will sit kitty-corner to Saturna Capital.
In a development that may or may not be a sheer coincidence, Designer Labels for Less, which in January had vacated the Golfsmith site, is back in the neighborhood - kitty-corner from its old home, to be exact.
The event takes place between 777 and 789 East Eisenhower in Ann Arbor (just off of State, kitty-corner from Briarwood Mall).