Definitions

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  • n. An open area in a town housing a public market, often on just one day per week; a marketplace.

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  • n. a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold

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Examples

  • The Guildhall looked the part, the market square before it filled with a bustling, good-natured throng, the gentry rubbing shoulders with farmers and their wives, laborers and field workers, all eyeing the wide variety of wares displayed on the stalls and trestles.

    A Lady of His Own

  • On a certain day he stood in the market square to see their first stage-coach put together.

    Beautiful Joe: An Autobiography

  • “We can hang him in the main market square of Bolgorka.

    Hokas Pokas

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