Twelfth Line (Eleventh Line etc)

08:09 Dec 18, 2000
English to German translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Twelfth Line (Eleventh Line etc)
"He crossed the Twelfth Line."
I know that these lines are also called "concession roads" (mainly in Quebec and Ontario). What I need is a good German expression that fits smoothly in a novel. And if anybody knows an expression, is it necessary to use the numbers? Would Landstrasse be correct?

Thanx very much in advance,
Brigitte
Brigitte Jakobeit


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na +1Landstrasse
Harry Decker


  

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5 days peer agreement (net): +1
Landstrasse


Explanation:
Landstrasse may work.
You may also consider "Bundesstrasse", a name for state roads, often one lane, occasionally two or more lanes in each direction, which wind through towns and the countryside.



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Harry Decker
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