from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang The principal street of a city or town.
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- n. Used other than as an idiom: see main, drag.
- n. The main street of a town or suburb, or the principal highway passing through a rural area.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the main street of a town or city
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Then the ‘31 dust storms closed down U.S. 1 for six months straight, the armadillos and Gilas went crazy, ate themselves diseased on jimson weed, crawled off to die or stormed Lizard Ridge’s main drag and got squashed by cars.
Concentrated on a wedge a half mile long and four blocks deep, either side of the main drag in from the west.
IN AN OVERGROWN, abandoned lot behind a chain-link fence on Hill Street, the main drag of Los Angeles’s Chinatown today, there’s a sign that reads CHINATOWNLAND.
The main drag was Orange Avenue and a good part'of it was given over to a sprawling gravel yard filled with somnolent threshers, tillers, bulldozers, and tractors.