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ba·zaar

also ba·zar  (bə-zär′)
n.
1. A market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East.
2. A shop or a part of a store in which miscellaneous articles are sold.
3. A fair or sale at which miscellaneous articles are sold, often for charitable purposes.

[Italian bazarro and Urdu bāzār, both from Persian bāzār; see wes- in Indo-European roots.]

bazaar

(bəˈzɑː) or

bazar

n
1. (Commerce) (esp in the Orient) a market area, esp a street of small stalls
2. (Commerce) a sale in aid of charity, esp of miscellaneous secondhand or handmade articles
3. (Commerce) a shop where a large variety of goods is sold
[C16: from Persian bāzār, from Old Persian abēcharish]

ba•zaar

(bəˈzɑr)

n.
1. a marketplace, esp. one in the Middle East.
2. a sale of miscellaneous articles to benefit some cause.
3. a store in which many kinds of goods are sold.
Sometimes, ba•zar′.
[1590–1600; earlier bazarro < Italian « Persian bāzār market]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bazaar - a shop where a variety of goods are soldbazaar - a shop where a variety of goods are sold
shop, store - a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services; "he bought it at a shop on Cape Cod"
2.bazaar - a street of small shops (especially in Orient)bazaar - a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
market place, mart, marketplace, market - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
3.bazaar - a sale of miscellanybazaar - a sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar"
cut-rate sale, sales event, sale - an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
book fair, bookfair - bazaar at which books are sold or auctioned off in order to raise funds for a worthy cause
craft fair - a fair at which objects made by craftsmen are offered for sale

bazaar

noun
1. market, exchange, fair, marketplace, mart He was a vendor in Egypt's open-air bazaar.
Translations
سوقسوق أدوات يَدَوِيّه أو رَخيصَه)
bazarorientální trhtržiště
basarloppemarked
bazár
basarbasar, markaîur
mugėrytietiškas turgus
labdarības tirdziņštirgus
bazar

bazaar

[bəˈzɑːʳ] Nbazar m

bazaar

[bəˈzɑːr] n
(= market) → bazar m
(= event) → vente f de charité

bazaar

nBasar m

bazaar

[bəˈzɑːʳ] n (sale of work) → vendita di beneficenza; (Oriental market) → bazar m inv

bazaar

(bəˈzaː) noun
1. an Eastern market place.
2. a sale of goods of various kinds, especially home-made or second-hand.
References in classic literature ?
If you have a fancy for anything in that line, away with you, sir, to the bazaars of Stamboul without delay, and lay out in extensive slave-purchases some of that spare cash you seem at a loss to spend satisfactorily here.
As for the wonders of Bombay its famous city hall, its splendid library, its forts and docks, its bazaars, mosques, synagogues, its Armenian churches, and the noble pagoda on Malabar Hill, with its two polygonal towers-- he cared not a straw to see them.
I can be useful in one way only -- if knowledge of Parisian habits, of the means of rendering yourself comfortable, or of the bazaars, can assist, you may depend upon me to find you a fitting dwelling here.
It was well worth one's while, even if he had no idea of buying or selling, to loiter through the bazaars and observe the various sorts of traffic that were going forward.
To do its leaders justice, he admitted that this might have been partly through their hesitancy to hurt Rose who was always to be found in the thick of its sale-dinners, bazaars and sociables.
It was a good way to keep him out of mischief, and later on his sketches would be useful for bazaars.
You'd find it such a relief, I should say--such a rest to the eyes--and the bazaars are so glad of things.
There were numerous small shops and bazaars interspersed among the residences, and over the doors of these were signs painted in characters strongly suggesting Greek origin and yet it was not Greek as both the Englishman and the girl knew.
I recalled her as an energetic, autocratic personality, somewhat inclined to charitable and social notoriety, with a fondness for opening bazaars and playing the Lady Bountiful.
He resembles the pitiful drivellers whom travellers describe as frequenting the bazaars of Constantinople, who skulk about all day, yellow, emaciated, ragged, sneaking; and at evening, when the bazaars are open, slink to the opium-shop, swallow their morsel and become tranquil and glorified seers.
On one side of the street this splendid bazaar, with a multitude of perfumed and glossy salesmen, smirking, smiling, bowing, and measuring out the goods.
I walked about the streets where the best shops for ladies were, I haunted the Bazaar like an unquiet spirit, I fagged through the Park again and again, long after I was quite knocked up.