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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 al·ley /ˈæli/
 小徑,小巷,胡同

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ley n.; pl. Alleys
 1. A narrow passage; especially a walk or passage in a garden or park, bordered by rows of trees or bushes; a bordered way.
    I know each lane and every alley green.   --Milton.
 2. A narrow passage or way in a city, as distinct from a public street.
 3. A passageway between rows of pews in a church.
 4. Persp. Any passage having the entrance represented as wider than the exit, so as to give the appearance of length.
 5. The space between two rows of compositors' stands in a printing office.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·ley, n.; pl. Alleys   A choice taw or marble.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 alley
      n 1: a narrow street with walls on both sides [syn: alleyway, back
           street]
      2: a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins [syn:
          bowling alley, skittle alley]