Definitions

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  • proper noun An international, originally Swedish home products retailer that sells modern, utilitarian design furniture, much of which is assembled by the consumer.

Etymologies

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The initials of the founder's name, Ingvar Kamprad, of his home village Elmtaryd (now spelled Älmtaryd), and of the nearby village Agunnaryd

Examples

  • Instead, what he found is what he calls an "IKEA God."

    News

  • In other happy news I spent a full day with both my lovely boys in IKEA on Friday.

    I did it!

  • For all of you who have an Iphone, IKEA is releasing its ever popular catalogue as an iPhone app.

    Ikea Catalog 2009 Now Available Online Here

  • Let's add in IKEA and most mom'n'pop stores who are constantly looking for the lowest cost goods.

    Thank heaven (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Our nearest IKEA is 2 and a half hours away, I am an interiors obsessive and I like to drive!

    I did it!

  • My friend got asked to stop breastfeeding in IKEA several weeks ago, she was told it was making people uncomfortable.

    You Got A Problem With My Boobies, PUNK? | Her Bad Mother

  • The manufacturing plants are not all built by American money – for example, IKEA is shifting production to the USA to supply goods to its US customers.

    Depression

  • If memory serves, IKEA is building manufacturing capacity in South Carolina (SC).

    Depression

  • IKEA is going to "transform" some of theirs Norwegian stores into hotels.

    IKEA

  • IKEA is going to "transform" some of theirs Norwegian stores into hotels.

    Archive 2007-07-01

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