Meaning of street people

street' peo"ple

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  1. persons whose home is in the streets of a city; the homeless.
  2. people who make their living in the streets, esp. of large cities, as vendors or performers.
  3. the people of a neighborhood, esp. a crowded big-city neighborhood or ghetto, who frequent the streets of their area.
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