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sand·lot

 (sănd′lŏt′)
n.
A vacant lot used especially by children for unorganized sports and games.
adj.
Of, relating to, or played in a sandlot: sandlot baseball.

sand′lot′ter n.

sandlot

(ˈsændˌlɒt)
n
1. (General Sporting Terms) an area of vacant ground used by children for playing baseball and other games
2. (General Sporting Terms) (modifier) denoting a game or sport played on a sandlot: sandlot baseball.

sand•lot

(ˈsændˌlɒt)

n.
1. a vacant lot used by youngsters for games or sports.
adj.
2. Also, sand′-lot`. of, pertaining to, or played in such a lot: sandlot baseball.
[1875–80, Amer.]
sand′lot`ter, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sandlot - a vacant lot used by city boys to play games
building site, vacant lot - a lot on which there are no permanent buildings
Translations

sandlot

[ˈsændlɒt] (US)
A. N terreno en una ciudad que se usa para el béisbol etc
B. ADJ (Sport) → de barrio, de vecindad
sandlot baseballbéisbol m de barrio
References in classic literature ?
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