Main-street



noun
1.
the principal thoroughfare, especially through the business district, in a small town.
2.
(initial capital letters) the outlook, environment, or life of a small town.
noun
1.
a novel (1920) by Sinclair Lewis.
noun (mainly US & Canadian)
1.
the most prominent street of a town, usually where the principal shops and businesses are situated
2.
ordinary people in general
n.

“principal street of a (U.S.) town,” 1810. Used allusively to indicate “mediocrity, small-town materialism” from late 19c., especially since publication of Sinclair Lewis’s novel “Main Street” (1920).

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