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- n. A convenience store.
- n. A small shop and/or cafe, often part of a larger shop, that sells fast food and a range of dairy based beverages such as milkshakes and ice creams; a deli or delicatessen.
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- n. snack bar that sells milk drinks and light refreshments (such as ice cream)
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It was quite true; this town had everything a reasonable girl could want-a hairdressing saloon, a good dress shop or two, two picture houses … She turned into the milk bar at about nine o'clock and bought herself an ice-cream soda.