HyperDic: main_street

English > 2 senses of the expression main street / Main Street:
NOUNartifactmain street, high streetstreet that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town
locationMain Streetany small town (or the people who inhabit it)
English > main street: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningstreet that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town.
Synonymhigh street
Narrowermain dragThe main street of a town or city
BroaderstreetA thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings
Spanishcalle mayor, calle principal
Catalancarrer gran, carrer major, carrer principal
English > Main Street: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAny small town (or the people who inhabit it); generally used to represent parochialism and materialism (after a novel by Sinclair Lewis).
BroadertownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city

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