- The smallest part of a town enclosed by streets.
- The store is huge, occupying an entire city block.
- The distance from one street to the next.
- A city block in Lawrence is generally a twelfth of a mile East-West or an eighth of a mile North-South.
- A distance comparable to the distance between streets in a city, in the approximate range of 0.2–0.4 km.
- Go along that road for about a city block and you should see an old barn.
part of town enclosed by streets