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Wall Street (n.)

"U.S. financial world," 1836, from street in New York City that is home to many investment firms and stock traders, as well as NYSE. The street so called because it ran along the interior of the defensive wall of the old Dutch colonial town.

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Definitions of Wall Street

Wall Street (n.)
a street in lower Manhattan where the New York Stock Exchange is located; symbol of American finance;
Synonyms: Wall St.
Wall Street (n.)
used to allude to the securities industry of the United States;
Synonyms: the Street
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