rabbit warren


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an overcrowded residential area

a series of connected underground tunnels occupied by rabbits

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e building itself was like a rabbit warren stretching back to Great Charles Street at the back.
The extensions were built piecemeal resulting ing in a rabbit warren of corri dors and rooms.
A Tower spokesman said: "It is a rabbit warren below ground level.
This unique property reminds me a bit of a rabbit warren with lots of unusual nooks and crannies and rooms surprising you at every turn.
He describes the habitats around Coate Farm, near Swindon, through various aspects of the country: the village, hamlet, farmhouse, orchard, woodpile, homefield, ash copse, rabbit warren, and other parts of his surroundings.
Coun Kershaw says a "rabbit warren of streets" was not built for four schools in close proximity, including for Coundon Court's 1,800 pupils.
Make sure you check out Craig Charles playing funk and soul in a rabbit warren, Billy Bragg and Professor Brian Cox talking science and socialism, and DJs Fatboy Slim and Carl Cox going head to head on the decks.
Back fromthe granite quaywhich still services a traditional fishing fleet is a rabbit warren of places to explore.
McCarthy said the admissions department's space is inadequate, spread out over three floors in a "rabbit warren" of offices.
Its former home at the west end of Main Street - a retrofitted house so packed with trinkets and tea tables that it had been described as a rabbit warren - has closed.
Further houses were bought, and municipal functions developed like a rabbit warren, including eventually the city archives, prison, orphanage, post office, and fire station.
A magnificent if crumbling network of airy wards, offices, operating theaters, courtyards and gardens, with some structures dating back as far as the early 17th century, Laennec is glimpsed here at the end of its epic medical career -- the construction of a vast new institution, l'Hopital Europeen Georges Pompidou (which one doctor derides as "an enormous rabbit warren"), will render the old one obsolete.
District Court to the rabbit warren of cubicles at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), every branch of the federal government has roused itself into a frenzied jihad against news leaks.
Though the advertisement appears to be humorous, what it is actually saying is that if you're some pathetic loser trapped in a rabbit warren who dreams of escaping from this personal hell by getting rich in the stock market, then you're an even more pathetic loser than you seemed to be.
Come out!'--as if calling a terrier digging in a rabbit warren."