Fleet Street

noun
\ ˈflēt- How to pronounce Fleet Street (audio) \

Definition of Fleet Street

: the London press

Other Words from Fleet Street

Fleet Streeter \ ˈflēt-​ˌstrē-​tər How to pronounce Fleet Street (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Fleet Street

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Fleet Street

Fleet Street, London, England, center of the London newspaper district

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The first known use of Fleet Street was in 1882

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“Fleet Street.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fleet%20Street. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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