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street

1. 
a. a public road that is usually lined with buildings, esp in a town
b. (as modifier): a street directory
2. the buildings lining a street
3. the part of the road between the pavements, used by vehicles

Street

A paved way on which vehicles travel and park.

street

[strēt]
(civil engineering)
A paved road for vehicular traffic in an urban area.

street

A public thoroughfare, usually paved, including all area within the right-of-way, such as sidewalks; a public way.
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The ape-man grinned and crossed quickly to the opposite side of the street, for his delicate senses indicated that at this point the breeze stirring through the city streets and deflected by the opposite wall would now blow from the lion toward him as the beast passed, whereas if he remained upon the side of the street upon which he had been walking when he discovered the carnivore, his scent would have been borne to the nostrils of the animal, and Tarzan was sufficiently jungle-wise to realize that while he might deceive the eyes of man and beast he could not so easily disguise from the nostrils of one of the great cats that he was a creature of a different species from the inhabitants of the city, the only human beings, possibly, that Numa was familiar with.
Their first impulse was, to clamber along the roofs of the houses, and, knocking at some garret window for admission, pass down that way into the street, and so escape.
The sound of drumming and trumpeting came from the Albany Street Barracks, and every church within earshot was hard at work killing sleep with a vehement disorderly tocsin.
"Some day or other we'll make our way through Boston streets at the point of the bayonet!"
We shall see them at a Smithfield fire in King Street!"
Olsen across the street. "You go into the house, little mother that is to be.
The automobiles on which they were mounted blocked the street, compelling the soldiers to find positions in, between, and on the sidewalks.
They say those narrow streets ran blood for several days, and that men, women and children were butchered indiscriminately and left to rot by hundreds all through the Christian quarter; they say, further, that the stench was dreadful.
The airship's look-out man must have seen the whole of the tenth story of the Dexter building crumble out and smash in the street below to discover the black muzzle looking out from the shadows behind.
When driving about, he felt that he was held liable by the police for anything that might occur in the streets, and was the common prey of all energetic officials.
He turned down Dupont street and I saw him no more until we met in the Auburn ravine.
Street after street and all the folks asleep--street after street, all lighted up as if for a procession and all as empty as a church-- till at last I got into that state of mind when a man listens and listens and begins to long for the sight of a policeman.