Definition for STREET

STREET, n. [Sax. stræte, strete; G. strasse; D. straat; Sw. strät; Dan. stræde; Ir. sraid; W. ystryd; It. strada; Sp. estrada; L. stratum, from stratus, strewed or spread. See Strew.]

  1. Properly, a paved way or road; but in usage, any way or road in a city, chiefly a main way, in distinction from a lane or alley.
  2. Among the people of New England, any public highway.
  3. Streets, plural, any public way, road or place. That there be no complaining in our streets. – Ps. cxliv.

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