from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A station or store in a sparsely settled area established by traders to barter supplies for local products.
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- n. a place where trading of goods takes place.
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- n. a retail store serving a sparsely populated region; usually stocked with a wide variety of merchandise
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For many years it was the seat of a trading post among the Winnebagoes.
The trading post was crewed by a single lance of troops, commanded by one Sir Ian MacDougal.
But instead of taking the eastern branch back to Pelusium, the little fleet headed down the westernmost branch, known as the Canopic, toward the Greek trading post at Naucratis.
My uncle at that time owned a trading post at Silver Lake, in the Pottawattamie country, on the Kansas river, and he arranged an excursion to that place.
Their chief village of Rhambacia was a promising site for a trading post and colony, so Alexander left Hephaestion behind to establish it as another Alexandria—the last such city he would found in the East.
The story of St. John is cast in barbaric colours during the hundred years that it was a trading post visited by passing sailors and soldiers of fortune from many lands, and for ever the scene of the jealous little wars of fur traders.
After completing these arrangements, he established a trading post at Salt Creek Valley, in Kansas, four miles from the Kickapoo agency.
Finally Catulus Caesar reached the trading post called Tridentum.
He did it under the hood of a 1956 Pontiac station wagon at the Teec Nos Pos trading post in northwest New Mexico on June 14, 1963.
The Germans breached the Roman province of Gaul-across-the-Alps to the north of the trading post of Vienne late in June, and surged on, unopposed.