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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 street /ˈstrit/
 街道,馬路,街區(a.)街道的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Street n.
 1. Originally, a paved way or road; a public highway; now commonly, a thoroughfare in a city or village, bordered by dwellings or business houses.
    He removed [the body of] Amasa from the street unto the field.   --Coverdale.
    At home or through the high street passing.   --Milton.
 Note:In an extended sense, street designates besides the roadway, the walks, houses, shops, etc., which border the thoroughfare.
    His deserted mansion in Duke Street.   --Macaulay.
 The street Broker's Cant, that thoroughfare of a city where the leading bankers and brokers do business; also, figuratively, those who do business there; as, the street would not take the bonds.
 on the street, (a) homeless. (b) unemployed. (a) not in prison, or released from prison; the murderer is still on the street. --Street Arab, Street broker, etc. See under Arab, Broker, etc.
 Street door, a door which opens upon a street, or is nearest the street.
 street person, a homeless person; a vagrant.
 Syn: -- See Way.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 street
      n 1: a thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined
           with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small
           town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
      2: the part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part
         of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel; "be careful
         crossing the street"
      3: the streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in
         which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and
         dereliction; "she tried to keep her children off the
         street"
      4: a situation offering opportunities; "he worked both sides of
         the street"; "cooperation is a two-way street"
      5: people living or working on the same street; "the whole
         street protested the absence of street lights"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

 Street
    The street called "Straight" at Damascus (Acts 9:11) is "a long
    broad street, running from east to west, about a mile in length,
    and forming the principal thoroughfare in the city." In Oriental
    towns streets are usually narrow and irregular and filthy (Ps.
    18:42; Isa. 10:6). "It is remarkable," says Porter, "that all
    the important cities of Palestine and Syria Samaria, Caesarea,
    Gerasa, Bozrah, Damascus, Palmyra, had their 'straight streets'
    running through the centre of the city, and lined with stately
    rows of columns. The most perfect now remaining are those of
    Palmyra and Gerasa, where long ranges of the columns still
    stand.", Through Samaria, etc.