Definition of Wall Street noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Wall Street

BrE BrE//ˈwɔːl striːt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɔːl striːt//
[uncountable] Economy
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the US financial centre and stock exchange in New York City (used to refer to the business that is done there) Share prices fell on Wall Street today. Wall Street responded quickly to the news. See related entries: Economy Word Originnamed after a wooden stockade which was built in 1653 around the original Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam.
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