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street +‎ light

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streetlight (countable and uncountable, plural streetlights)

  1. (countable) Any large outdoor light used to illuminate a public area, usually urban.
    Synonym: street lamp
    At night the streetlights of Paris are beautiful to see.
  2. (uncountable) The light produced by these lights.
    • 1995, “Gangsta's Paradise”, performed by Coolio:
      Fool, I'm the kinda G the little homies wanna be like / On my knees in the night, sayin' prayers in the streetlight

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