English

block noun definition in Features of roads topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

block

 noun: Features of roads topic
1 [countable] a group of buildings with streets on all sides She took the dog for a walk around the block. 2 [countable] (North American English) the length of one side of a piece of land or group of buildings, from the place where one street crosses it to the next His apartment is three blocks away from the police station.