lovers' lane


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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]
See also: lane
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THE beauty spots of Northumberland might make some want to sleep under the stars - and others seek a lovers' lane.
Suggestions include a walk down Lovers' Lane in Golden Gate National Recreation Area, a picnic lunch on the National Mall, a relaxing boat ride along the mangrove coast of Everglades National Park, an intimate wedding in Acadia National Park, and much more.
We welcome any alerts to establish where the path appears unsafe and we will investigate the concerns raised in relation to the riverside footpath at True Lovers' Lane.
No one in their right mind should be going up there at that time of night and I remember we joked as if it was someone looking for lovers' lane or something.
THE gruesome killing of a friendly shopkeeper found in a shallow woodland grave on Lovers' Lane sounds like a storyline from the quaint rural detective drama Midsomer Murders.
A month later, he strangled childcare student Ashleigh and dumped her near a lovers' lane.
Miss Hall, from Darlington, had been strangled and left near a known lovers' lane.
Miss Hall, from Darlington, was strangled and left near a known lovers' lane.
RESIDENTS have won a battle to restore the name of their local lovers' lane to .
But now for the first time Sabrina - depressed and trau-matised - has revealed how the lovers' lane ordeal has left her mentally scarred forever.
The area was used as a lovers' lane and it is possible that she may have unwittingly gone there and was stabbed when she fought off the GI's unwanted advances.
Police are re-opening the case of Patricia Parsons, 42, who was found slumped in her white VW Golf cabriolet in a lovers' lane near Epping Forest, Essex, in June 1990.
Late at night in Cardiff's Lakeside, in an area known as Lovers' Lane, he pulled out another blade and stabbed victim Glenn Harris, 28, three times in the back as he lay on the ground.
In the last several years, the ghoulish gallery has turned into an urban lovers' lane, where eager couples come to bond and test their mutual mettle.
The girls, aged 16 and 17, who were abducted at gunpoint from a lovers' lane yesterday, were rescued 100 miles away after the kidnapper crashed his getaway car and was shot by police.