Definition of Wall Street in English:

Wall Street

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1.1Used allusively to refer to the American money market or financial interests.
More example sentences
  • If he gets the job, O'Neal would be the first African American CEO of a Wall Street brokerage giant.
  • She is accused of lying to and otherwise misleading officers of the law in a Wall Street insider trading case.
  • Within a few months, he signed up an ex-energy executive, a start-up veteran, and a Wall Street financier.

Origin

named after a wooden stockade which was built in 1653 around the original Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam.

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