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convenience store


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A small retail store that is open long hours and that typically sells staple groceries, snacks, and sometimes gasoline.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A small retail store, often in a residential area, that carries a limited selection of items such as staples, junk food, and drugstore items, and which is open long hours for the convenience of shoppers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a store selling a limited variety of food and pharmaceutical items; open long hours for the convenience of customers


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  • I parked in the convenience store at the four corners and bought a soft drink from the machine and drank it in the shade and waited for Marvin Oates to come out of the shack.

    Jolie Blon’s Bounce

  • Our little Faith was leaving in a hurry because she'd just helped her boyfriend rip off a convenience store out on North Montreal Street.

    Blood Lines

  • First, the word campground is somewhat of a misnomer, as some RV parks resemble a campground as much as a convenience store resembles an urban supermall.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Segue to Grady, Grade-E loser, vile convenience store slave and crystal meth submissive, followed by Leigh, my absent, beautiful sister, with her lesbian lover, the cheerleader.

    Ellen Hopkins: Crank Trilogy

  • I stopped at a convenience store in Green River and considered whether to call Brad and Leah for a final confirmation on the Goblin Valley party.

    127 Hours

  • He considered stopping at the next convenience store for a pack of Marlboros.


  • Bo, we just had a shooting outside the K-Bar convenience store on the north side.

    The Huckleberry Murders


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