Wall Street

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noun \ˈwȯl-\

Definition of Wall Street

  1. :  the influential financial interests of the U.S. economy

Examples of wall street in a Sentence

  1. After college she got a job on Wall Street.

Origin and Etymology of wall street

Wall Street, New York City, site of the New York Stock Exchange


WALL STREET Defined for English Language Learners

Wall Street

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Definition of Wall Street for English Language Learners

  • : a street in New York City where the New York Stock Exchange and many major financial businesses are located



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