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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 ?
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.
It was a good way to keep him out of mischief, and later on his sketches would be useful for bazaars.
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.
But there were no dealers with voices of ingratiating affability inviting customers to enter; there were no hawkers, nor the usual motley crowd of female purchasers- but only soldiers, in uniforms and overcoats though without muskets, entering the Bazaar empty-handed and silently making their way out through its passages with bundles.
Seen moving about, far away in the dim, arched aisles of the Great Bazaar, they look as the shrouded dead must have looked when they walked forth from their graves amid the storms and thunders and earthquakes that burst upon Calvary that awful night of the Crucifixion.
A few minutes brought us to a large and busy bazaar, with the localities of which the stranger appeared well acquainted, and where his original demeanor again became apparent, as he forced his way to and fro, without aim, among the host of buyers and sellers.
With a wave of his hand he would speak of a certain bazaar in Hyderabad.
He had gone to a fashionable bazaar where all the most beautiful ladies in London were on view for half-a-crown the second day, but on his return home instead of being dissatisfied with Maimie's mother he had said, "You can't think, my dear, what a relief it is to see a homely face again.
Stephen was too well bred not to seem unaware that the previous conversation could have been felt embarrassing, and at once began to talk of impersonal matters, asking Lucy if she knew when the bazaar was at length to take place, so that there might be some hope of seeing her rain the influence of her eyes on objects more grateful than those worsted flowers that were growing under her fingers.
Trabb had taken unto himself the best table, and had got all the leaves up, and was holding a kind of black Bazaar, with the aid of a quantity of black pins.
Rich furs and strange iridescent mats from some Oriental bazaar were scattered upon the floor.