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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
Wall Street(wol street)
noun: US financial world.
[After a street in lower Manhattan, New York City, that was once home to most of the major investment firms, banks, analyst firms, and the New York Stock Exchange. The street got its name from the defensive wall that the Dutch colonists built in the area in 1653 to protect against the British and Native Americans.]
Counterparts of Wall Street in other countries are Bay Street (Toronto, Canada), Dalal Street (Mumbai, India), and The City of London or The Square Mile (London, UK).
"Eighteen paintings [of Alan Greenspan] were sold to mostly Wall Street
types for $1,000 to $4,000."
The high-minded man must care more for the truth than for what people think. -Aristotle, philosopher (384-322 BCE)