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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

Etymologies

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)

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  • aka suq

    July 19, 2007