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Fleet Street

noun [U]
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS a street in London where many newspapers used to have their offices. Fleet Street is often used to refer to the British newspaper industry: One of the legal companies most feared by Fleet Street began proceedings against the newspaper.
(Definition of Fleet Street from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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