Wall Street

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Definition of Wall Street

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

Examples of Wall Street in a Sentence

After college she got a job on Wall Street.

First Known Use of Wall Street

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Wall Street

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

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The first known use of Wall Street was in 1831

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

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English Language Learners Definition of Wall Street

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

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