Meaning of market street in English:

market street

Pronunciation /ˈmɑːkɪt ˌstriːt/


  • A street in a town where a market is held; a street lined with market stalls. Formerly also (Scottish): †a main street in a town (obsolete).

    Frequently as the proper name of the street in a town where the market is, or was formerly, held.


Mid 16th century. From market + street.