woonerf
 n.— «Those plans, rooted as much in philosophy as in design, draw inspiration from an item with the unlikely name of woonerfs (Dutch for “living streets”). Woonerfs are traffic systems in the Netherlands that seek to sand away the sharp boundary between driver and pedestrian, and create space that makes streets more welcoming for walkers.» —“Where Street, Sidewalk and Sanity Intersect” by Gregory Beyer New York Times July 29, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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