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Bay Street

noun (in Canada)
the financial centre of Toronto, in which Canada's largest stock exchange is situated
the financial interests and powers of Toronto
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  • He walked slowly down Parliament to bay street, which is the principal business avenue of the town, running parallel to the shore.

    Fighting for the Right Oliver Optic
  • At the time of his arrival in Jacksonville, bay street was paved with blocks and there were no hard surfaced streets in the city.

  • We had swerved again to the north, where the Powell car-line curves into bay street, and were headed direct for the wharves.

  • Most of the principal stores were on bay street, their storehouses stretching out on the wharf.

  • bay street, as we pass it, recalls one of the early breweries of York.

    Toronto of Old Henry Scadding
  • I was in town day before yesterday, and, while walking along bay street, I felt something licking my hand.

    A Little Florida Lady Dorothy C. Paine
  • I paid the boatman a quarter, and we walked up to bay street.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • The post-office is on bay street, nearer the northern than the southern end of the street.

    Down South Oliver Optic
  • There were far more blacks than whites down on bay street, but here there were nothing but blacks on every side.

    Pieces of Eight Richard le Gallienne

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