nounchiefly North American
1The principal street of a town, traditionally the site of shops, banks, and other businesses: the money you save on a car can offset some of the higher prices on Main Street
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- The gate's position at one end of the main street running through the town reflects its importance.
- This is despite it being situated less than two minutes walk away from the main street in Carlow town.
- People didn't have watches then and they could see the old clock from any part of the main street of the town.
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