bazar


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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.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bazar - a street of small shops (especially in Orient)bazar - 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
2.bazar - a shop where a variety of goods are soldbazar - 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"
References in classic literature ?
Though he was burned black as any native; though he spoke the vernacular by preference, and his mother-tongue in a clipped uncertain sing-song; though he consorted on terms of perfect equality with the small boys of the bazar; Kim was white - a poor white of the very poorest.
He stopped; for there shuffled round the corner, from the roaring Motee Bazar, such a man as Kim, who thought he knew all castes, had never seen.
That was an utterly unfounded charge sprung on the spur of the moment, but it silenced Dunnoo, who knew that Kim's clear yell could call up legions of bad bazar boys if need arose.
He trotted off to the open shop of a kunjri, a low-caste vegetable-seller, which lay opposite the belt-tramway line down the Motee Bazar. She knew Kim of old.
When I am in the bazar the bull shall not come to this house.
The hot and crowded bazars blazed with light as they made their way through the press of all the races in Upper India, and the lama mooned through it like a man in a dream.
"I can now," said he to himself, "fancy the whole row of ladies and gentlemen sitting there in the front row; if one could but see into their hearts--yes, that would be a revelation--a sort of bazar. In that lady yonder, so strangely dressed, I should find for certain a large milliner's shop; in that one the shop is empty, but it wants cleaning plain enough.
I was some wan in the ould days, an' the bhoys was glad to see me - all excipt Peg Barney wid a eye like a tomata five days in the bazar, an' a nose to match.
The sickness in the out-villages spread, the Bazar was put out of bounds, and then came the news that the Tail Twisters must go into camp.
Additional Police Super of Cox's bazar Iqbal Hossain said the fishermen died as their boat overturned in a storm in the bay.
RANIPUR -- The people of Ranipur are facing many hardships due to encroachments in the Shahi Bazar. In this regard the local people told media men that the local officials are allowing the people to continue their business illegally in the Shahi Bazar due to which people have to face problems.