from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A market, or part of a market, in an Arab city.
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- n. Alternative spelling of souq.
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- n. an open-air market in an Arabian city
Arabic sūq, from Aramaic šuqā, street, market, from Akkadian sūqu, street, from sâqu, to be narrow; see Ṣ́yq in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)