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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 the daycare is kitty-corner to my office, so dropping the kids off in the morning is really easy.
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"They don't have anything that attracts young people," says 24-year-old Monica Gordon, taking a break from shopping at Pioneer Place mall, kitty-corner from Meier & Frank.
Kitty-corner from Magnet Hardware is Norman's Fruit and Salad Market, one of the best places in all Vancouver to buy fresh produce.
Arambula's home is kitty-corner from the huge Container Recycling facility on Leota Street in Walnut Park.
The intersection has seen a lot of changes in recent months, including construction of Thor Cos.' $36 million headquarters building kitty-corner from the NorthPoint site.
In "STAGED," Jason Moran--the visionary musician, composer, impresario, and visual artist--set two architecturally scaled sculptures kitty-corner to each other, each a reimagined version of the main stage from one of two historic New York nightclubs central to the history and development of jazz.
Lying kitty-corner to one another are the Amarillo Albero and the Dos de Mayo.
107, kitty-corner to the CVS under construction in Sherwood, does not sell alcohol.
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 1.8 acre lot an attractive buy.
"I'm from California, and I used to sell ladies' shoes in a shop kitty-corner from the theater," he says, pun possibly intended.
That was the same year that the 80 acres kitty-corner sold and was parceled out.
The Luxor is really beautiful, and kitty-corner is the medieval motif of Ex Calibur.
Union Depot and the Union Depot Station on the Green Line light rail are kitty-corner across the street.
A one-acre vacant parcel on the southeast corner of Kirchoff Road and Owl Drive -- kitty-corner from city hall -- will remain in city hands after aldermen deadlocked in a 2-2 straw vote.
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.
Flamingo Massacre, 2011, a flashy C-print film still showing performers dressed in glamorous red outfits and knee-length manga wigs in different colors hung kitty-corner to the glittery curtain, drawing attention to the forthcoming final installment of Daschner's film project, for which the stage set presented in the show serves as a film set.