American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small grocery store, sometimes combined with a wineshop, in certain Hispanic communities.
- n. A warehouse for the storage of wine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wine-cellar, or a shop where wine is sold from the wood; a wine-vault.
- n. Storehouse for maturing wine
- n. Store specializing in Hispanic groceries
- n. slang, New York City a convenience store
- n. a small Hispanic shop selling wine and groceries
- Spanish, from Latin apotheca ("storehouse"), from Ancient Greek ἀποθήκη (apotheke, "storehouse") (Wiktionary)
- Spanish, from Latin apothēca, storehouse; see apothecary. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I know that you can donate through banamex or at the electra stores all over mexico, but I am not sure that the money would get there (after Mitch the donations were still in bodega a year after in DF) If you can advise me here on this forum or through my e mail address, I would appreciate it.”
“At the Last Crack Hipster’s corner bodega, the code word is “Casaban.””
“On a brick wall next to a bodega was a mural of a young brown-skinned man with a black, seagull-shaped mustache.”
“She has seen many clients start from nothing and build prosperous lives for their families through small businesses, including one client who started with a small "bodega" and now owns one of the largest grocery stores in Brooklyn.”
“Now the Malaga-born star has gone one step further, by investing in a Spanish 'bodega'.”
“He then went into a bodega which is when I noticed that there were a few people watching with terrified faces.”
“Not to sound like a V-Day grinch, but I'm also going to presume that you think this day stinks more than a rotting bouquet of bodega-bought roses.”
“Family members said Juan Otero was heading to a bodega across the street from their 117th Street home when he was shot three times in his right arm around 9:36 p.m.”
“You grab your keys and head for the corner bodega.”
“A taxi is up on the curb, idling, its front end crashed through a bodega window.”
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Names for convenience stores, as inspired by this BoingBoing post. As in, "I'm going to the ______ to grab some milk and a pack of smokes."
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