Definition of The street

1. Noun. Used to allude to the securities industry of the United States.

Exact synonyms: Wall Street
Generic synonyms: Market, Securities Industry



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Lexicographical Neighbors of The Street

the Hill
the Himalaya
the Indies
the Irish
the Irish Famine
the Iron Duke
the Jersey Lillie
the King of Swing
the Kingmaker
the Lady with the Lamp
the Little Corporal
the Nazarene
the Say Hey Kid
the Shiites
the Solent
the Street
the Sunnites
the Swiss
the Taal
the Tempter
the Three Weird Sisters
the Trapezium
the Triangle
the Venerable Bede
the Weird Sisters
the apple doesn't fall far from the tree
the ball is in someone's court
the bard
the bee's knees
the bends

Literary usage of The street

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1908)
"from both sides into the street. This took place even where, as in Harbour Street, the shop-fronts faced south or north. In the residential part« of the ..."

2. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1921)
"The Supreme Court has upheld this clause in the compensation law, hence strengthening the street trades law. The Milwaukee Newsboys' Republic was founded ..."

3. How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York by Jacob August Riis (1890)
"the street Arab is as much of an institution in New York as Newspaper Ro\v, ... the street Arab has all the faults and all the virtues of the lawless ..."

4. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe (1888)
"to the other side of the street. Now they're grappling like Sumo wrestlers, ... People were crossing the street in every direction . . . Dark faces . ..."

5. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"Almost immediately the rain stopped, and the paving-stones of the street glistened under the sun when they were re-entering the town. ..."

6. Annual Report by Massachusetts Harbor and Land Commission (1891)
"... All the material required to complete the filling of the land under and adjacent to the street, to the line of the sea-wall on the reserved channel, ..."

7. The Law Reports by James Redfoord Bulwer (1872)
"Lord Northbrook has, therefore, the valuable use of these roads, and there is no ria-on why he should not contribute to the excuse of paving the street upon ..."

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