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mart

 (märt)
n.
1. A trading center; a market.
2. A place where goods are sold; a store.
3. Archaic A fair.

[Middle English, probably from Middle Flemish, from Vulgar Latin *marcātus; see market.]
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mart

(mɑːt)
n
(Commerce) a market or trading centre
[C15: from Middle Dutch mart market]
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mart

(mɑrt)

n.
1. market; trading center.
2. a building, center, or exposition for the sale of goods, as by wholesalers to retailers.
3. Archaic. a fair.
4. Obs. a bargain.
[1400–50; < Middle Dutch mar(c)t market]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mart - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set upmart - an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up
public square, agora - a place of assembly for the people in ancient Greece
bazar, bazaar - a street of small shops (especially in Orient)
food market, grocery, grocery store, market - a marketplace where groceries are sold; "the grocery store included a meat market"
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
market square, open-air market, open-air marketplace - a public marketplace where food and merchandise is sold
slave market - a marketplace where slaves were auctioned off (especially in the southern United States before the American Civil War)
agora - the marketplace in ancient Greece
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Translations

mart

[mɑːt] N (esp US) (= trade centre) → emporio m; (= market) → mercado m; (= auction room) → martillo m; (= property mart) (in newspaper) → bolsa f de la propiedad
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mart

n (old)Markt m
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References in classic literature ?
Her jewelry marts are filled with artists in mosaic.
Her battle-flags bear the mold and the dust of centuries, her marts are deserted, she has shrunken far within her crumbling walls, and her great population has diminished to twenty thousand souls.
Ten years dropped from his life, as a pin may slip between the fingers; and the ocean and the mountains, and the mines, and crowded marts and mingled races of San Francisco, and his own fortune and his own disgrace, became, for that one moment, the figures of a dream that was over.
As China was the grand mart for the furs collected in these quarters, the Russians had the advantage over their competitors in the trade.
The main feature of his scheme was to establish a line of trading posts along the Missouri and the Columbia, to the mouth of the latter, where was to be founded the chief trading house or mart. Inferior posts would be established in the interior, and on all the tributary streams of the Columbia, to trade with the Indians; these posts would draw their supplies from the main establishment, and bring to it the peltries they collected.