a light, usually supported by a lamppost, for illuminating a street or road.

1615–25; street + light1 Unabridged
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streetlight or streetlamp (ˈstriːtˌlaɪt)
a light, esp one carried on a lamppost, that illuminates a road, etc
streetlamp or streetlamp

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Example sentences for streetlights
Chicks that are fledging are attracted to streetlights and are unable to reach the sea.
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