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Dictionary Definition

mart n : an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up [syn: marketplace]

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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Ultimately from mercatus; see market.

Noun

  1. A market.
    Where has commerce such a mart . . . as London ? —Cowper.
  2. A bargain.

Verb

  1. To buy or sell in, or as in, a mart.
    To sell and mart your officer for gold To undeservers. —Shakespeare.
  2. To traffic.

Etymology 2

Mars (stem Mart-).

Noun

  1. Mart — The god Mars.
  2. Battle; contest.

Anagrams

Bosnian

Noun

  1. the month of March

Declension

Catalan

Etymology

From a Germanic language

Noun

mart

Crimean Tatar

Noun

mart

Declension

References

Useinov-Mireev 2002}}

Croatian

Noun

Extensive Definition

Mart may mean:
mart in German: Mart
mart in Dutch: Mart

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agora, auto show, bazaar, boat show, boutique, campo, chain store, co-op, commercial complex, concession, cooperative, countinghouse, country store, department store, dime store, discount house, discount store, emporium, establishment, exposition, fair, five-and-ten, flea fair, flea market, forum, general store, house, magasin, mail-order house, market, market cross, market overt, marketplace, open market, piazza, place, plaza, post, retail store, rialto, salon, shop, shopping center, shopping mall, shopping plaza, show, square, staple, store, street market, supermarket, trade fair, trading post, variety shop, variety store, warehouse, wareroom, wholesale house
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