rabbit warren

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Noun1.rabbit warren - an overcrowded residential area
residential area, residential district, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
2.Rabbit warren - a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbitsrabbit warren - a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits
burrow, tunnel - a hole made by an animal, usually for shelter
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The whole clan's here now--it's like a rabbit warren. Evie is a dear.
Brit writer and director Steven Knight wants to send us down a rabbit warren of intrigue and murder, but instead we're washed down a ridiculous metaphysical plughole.
We are now creating new tunnels in the Conkers landscape but this time they form part of our new Warrens project - a partially underground experience replicating the tunnels and communal areas of a 'rabbit warren'.
Leaving aside the dark moral rabbit warren of his private life, there are more worthy cases.
Wandering through the rabbit warren of Harar's old town, in Ethiopia, is one thing, but doing so in the dead of night, in search of a creature that boasts one of the most powerful bites in the animal kingdom is another challenge entirely.
"It is a quirky sort of shop that you might initially think is just a hardware shop - it sells all sorts of things and feels like a rabbit warren.
The ground floor is a bit of a rabbit warren with numerous rooms, that seem to go on and on.
We spend a lot of time in the rabbit warren, which are the tunnels."
A wonderful rabbit warren of intrigue and twists will delight mystery fans.
Beginning with "Leeks," a tale of a hungry cow pretending to be one of Santa's reindeer, following with a tale of naieve carrots who are charmed into a rabbit warren for future consumption, and ending with a star-crossed love tale of Romeo (leek) and Juliette (a carrot), these short sophisticated veggie tales have more than one moral and message to deliver.
SIR - Rhodri Morgan (WM, December 19) is unsure whether "the rabbit warren of terrace houses" known as Temperance Town, in the Wood Street area of Cardiff, torn down in the 1950s, "were really slums".