High Street banks

/ˌhaɪ stri:t 'bæŋks/ plural noun
the main British banks which accept deposits from individual customers

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • High Street (Glasgow) — High Street in Glasgow, Scotland is the city s oldest and one of its most historically significant streets.Originally the city s main street in medieval times, it formed a direct north south artery between the Cathedral of St. Mungo (later… …   Wikipedia

  • high street */ — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms high street : singular high street plural high streets British a) the main street in a town or city, with a lot of businesses along it Musselburgh High Street the pub on the corner of the High Street high… …   English dictionary

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