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Block

A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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And he must have had a few words to say about this one at the break because his side could have levelled with a powerful Billio effort in 51 minutes but Arthur blocked.
First he took a long ball on the edge of the area, turned and launched a shot at goal which Kenny Arthur blocked.
Keeper Arthur blocked a shot from Jon Sunderland and John O'Neil following up, drove the ball against Danny Lennon's arm.