main street Definition in the Essential American Dictionary

Definition of "main street" in Essential American English Dictionary

main street

/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
Word of the Day

be nothing short of

used to emphasize a situation, quality, or type of behaviour

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More