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Fleet Street

noun
1.
a street in central London, England: location of many newspaper offices; often used figuratively to mean the entire British newspaper world.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English Flete Strete, after a nearby stream; see fleet3
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Fleet Street

noun
1.
a street in central London in which many newspaper offices were formerly situated
2.
British journalism or journalists collectively
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