main street - Definition in the Essential American English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “main street”

See all translations

main street

noun
 
/ˈmeɪn ˌstrit/
the main road in the middle of a town where there are shops and other businesses
Translations of “main street”
in Korean 주요 도로…
in Arabic الشارِع الرئيسي…
in Portuguese rua/avenida principal…
in Catalan carrer gran/major…
in Japanese (町の)本通り…
in Italian via principale al centro di una città con negozi, ecc.…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大街,商業街…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大街,商业街…
(Definition of main street from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “main street” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cost/charge the earth

to cost, charge, etc. a lot of money

Word of the Day

The language of elections

by Liz Walter,
April 22, 2015
On May 7th, citizens of the UK will be going to the polls (having an election) to decide who will form the next government. This kind of election is known as a general election. The country is divided into 650 areas, called constituencies. Each constituency elects a member of parliament (MP) to

Read More 

dumbwalking noun

April 20, 2015
walking slowly, without paying attention to the world around you because you are consulting a smartphone He told me dumbwalking probably wouldn’t be a long-term problem.

Read More