Fleet Street
noun Etymology: Fleet Street, London, England, center of the London newspaper district Date: 1882 the London press • Fleet Streeter noun

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  • Fleet Street — is a street in London, England named after the River Fleet. It was the home of the British press until the 1980s. Even though the last major British news office, Reuters, left in 2005, the street s name continues to be used as a metonym for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Fleet Street — ˈFleet Street noun ORGANIZATIONS used to refer to the British newspaper industry, because many important newspaper offices used to be in Fleet Street in London : • He spent his entire working life in Fleet Street. • Fleet Street journalists * * * …   Financial and business terms

  • Fleet Street — (2008) mit Saint Paul’s Cathedral im Hintergrund Fleet Street ist eine berühmte Straße in London, England. An ihrem westlichen Ende befindet sich der Grenzpunkt Temple Bar. Benannt ist die Straße nach dem Fluss River Fleet, der unterirdisch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Fleet Street — n. [after the Fleet (see FLEET3), which crosses beneath it] 1. old street in central London, where several newspaper & printing offices are located 2. the London press …   English World dictionary

  • Fleet Street — n [singular] a street in London where many important newspaper offices used to be, often used as a name for the British newspaper industry …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Fleet Street — Fleet′ Street n. 1) a street in central London, England: location of many newspaper offices 2) the British newspaper world …   From formal English to slang

  • Fleet Street —   [ fliːt striːt], das ehemalige Londoner Zeitungsviertel, in dem seit 1501 die Mehrzahl der Verlage und Druckereien lag; Wegzug der letzten Verlage 1988 …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Fleet Street — Fleet ,Street noun uncount the British newspaper industry …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Fleet Street — (izg. flȋt strȋt) DEFINICIJA 1. ulica u središtu Londona u kojoj su do sredine 80 ih bile smještene mnoge britanske novinske redakcije 2. meton. oznaka za ukupno britansko novinstvo …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Fleet Street — noun 1. a street in central London where newspaper offices are situated • Instance Hypernyms: ↑street • Part Holonyms: ↑London, ↑Greater London, ↑British capital, ↑capital of the United Kingdom 2. British journalism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fleet Street —    West from Ludgate Circus to the Strand at Temple Bar (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without.    First mention found in records : Fletestrete, 1274 (Ct. H.W. I. 19).    Other forms : In vico de Fletebrigge, 12 H. III. (Lib. Albus, I. 86) …   Dictionary of London

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