from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The principal street of a small town.
- noun Average businesses and households considered as a group.
- noun The inhabitants of small US towns considered as having a narrow-minded or materialistic worldview.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A main thoroughfare, usually one in a small town having the largest concentration of retail businesses.
- noun The attitudes, environment, or life style of a small town; -- usually capitalized, and often used attributively.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun street that serves as a principal thoroughfare for traffic in a town
- noun any small town (or the people who inhabit it); generally used to represent parochialism and materialism (after a novel by Sinclair Lewis)
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[Sense 2b, after Main Street, a novel by Sinclair Lewis.]
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