1. Of or relating to the streets: as adjoining or giving access to a street; carried on or taking place in the street; living or working on the streets; located in, used for, or serving as a guide to the streets; performing in or heard on the street; suitable for wear or use on the street; not touching the ground — used of a woman's dress in lengths reaching the knee, calf, or ankle; of, relating to, or characteristic of the street environment
(Mary) (born Grey) (1889-1970) Australian feminist, humanist, peace worker, reformer, and writer. She was involved in the suffragist movement in England and later helped to found the Family Planning Association of Australia, and was active in the campaign for equal pay for women. She initiated the movement that resulted in the 1967 referendum which granted citizenship to Australian Aborigines.
Sinonimi: street sweeper
(1824-1881) English Victorian architect. He was a pupil of Gilbert Scott. He practiced in Oxford from 1852, where Webb and Morris were among his assistants, before moving to London 1855. He designed and restored hundreds of churches in a vigorous, continental Gothic Revival style, notably St James the Less, Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, 1860–61, and St Philip and St James, Oxford, 1860–62.
His principal secular work is the Law Courts, the Strand (won in competition 1866; opened 1882), the foremost Gothic Revival building in England after the Houses of Parliament. It has a vaulted Great Hall 70 m/230 ft long, 15 m/48 ft wide, and 25 m/82 ft high.
ETYM Old Eng. strete, as. straet, from Latin strata (sc. via) a paved way, properly fem. p. p. of sternere, stratum, to spread; akin to Eng. strew. Related to Strew, Stratum, Stray.
1. A thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings.
2. The part of a thoroughfare between the sidewalks; the part of the thoroughfare on which vehicles travel.
3. People living or working on the same street.
4. The streets of a city viewed as a depressed environment in which there is poverty and crime and prostitution and dereliction.
5. (Informal) A situation offering opportunities.