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1Used allusively to refer to the British film industry.‘the slogans worked better than anything dreamed up in Wardour Street’
2as modifier Denoting the pseudo-archaic diction affected by some modern writers of historical novels.‘historical romances in Wardour Street prose’
The name of a street in central London, formerly occupied mainly by dealers in antique furniture and more recently by the central offices of the British film industry.
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