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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.

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

  • n. a retail store serving a sparsely populated region; usually stocked with a wide variety of merchandise


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