main drag

noun

US, informal
: the main street in a town or city
A carload of teenagers were cruising down the main drag.

Examples of main drag in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Once removed, drivers will reach Elmwood Place from local roads that tie into Vine Street, its main drag. The Enquirer, 9 Apr. 2024 This charming town on Lake Macatawa's shore has a rich Dutch heritage and a main drag lined with boutiques, art galleries, and eateries. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 10 Mar. 2024 Inspired by his beloved Sunset Strip in L.A., McAfee also bestowed the indelible name upon Vegas’ main drag. Chris Carra, Smithsonian Magazine, 15 Feb. 2024 The town’s historic main drag is lined with businesses, some of which date back to 1917 and include Main Street Theatre, founded in the 1930s. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 12 Feb. 2024 Milo’s Guesthouse For a right-in-town setting near the bars, restaurants, and shops of Davis’ main drag, look no further than Milo’s Guesthouse. Terry Ward, Travel + Leisure, 9 Feb. 2024 The drive to the hotel down a winding road off a main drag affords a view of fairways and greens in abundance. Lisa Gutierrez, Kansas City Star, 7 Feb. 2024 For 40 years, the mall’s owner, Whitman Family Development, has wanted to build a hotel alongside the shopping center, on Collins Avenue, the village’s main drag. Patricia Mazzei, New York Times, 5 Feb. 2024 On a recent Friday afternoon, the veteran dealer stood behind a buffalo blackjack table inside the Ameristar casino off Black Hawk’s main drag, swiftly doling out cards to a lone player. Sam Tabachnik, Hartford Courant, 9 Jan. 2024

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“Main drag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/main%20drag. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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