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High Street

noun the High Street
(Brit) the main street of a town, usually where the principal shops are situated
the market constituted by the general public
(modifier) geared to meet the requirements of, and readily available for purchase by, the general public: High-Street fashion
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  • And so, in this strange fashion, the two entered the high street of Tiverton.

    Meadow Grass Alice Brown
  • Coming back, he turned into Mrs. Jenkins's shop in the high street.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • It was quite dark when he entered the high street, and the tailor's shop was closing.

    Henry Dunbar M. E. Braddon
  • I don't see any good in publishing the thing in high street just at present.

    Kept in the Dark

    Anthony Trollope
  • The high street of the town had grown mean and sordid to the eye.

    Despair's Last Journey David Christie Murray
  • Suddenly, from high street, wrapped in mist, a bugle rang out.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston

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