main street


noun
  1. the principal thoroughfare, especially through the business district, in a small town.

  2. (initial capital letters) the outlook, environment, or life of a small town.

Origin of main street

1
First recorded in 1735–45

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Other definitions for Main Street (2 of 2)

Main Street

noun
  1. a novel (1920) by Sinclair Lewis.

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British Dictionary definitions for Main Street

Main Street

nounmainly US and Canadian
  1. the most prominent street of a town, usually where the principal shops and businesses are situated

  2. ordinary people in general

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