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streetlight

[street-lahyt] /ˈstritˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a light, usually supported by a lamppost, for illuminating a street or road.
Origin of streetlight
1615-1625
1615-25; street + light1
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  • Oh, it may have been a trick of the streetlight there, it may have been my imagination.

    McIlvaine's Star August Derleth
  • But under the first streetlight he was stopped by a grimy boy.

    The Wealth of Echindul Noel Miller Loomis
British Dictionary definitions for streetlight

streetlight

/ˈstriːtˌlaɪt/
noun
1.
a light, esp one carried on a lamppost, that illuminates a road, etc
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