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mall

 (môl)
n.
1. A large, often enclosed shopping complex containing various stores, businesses, and restaurants usually accessible by common passageways.
2. A street lined with shops and closed to vehicles.
3. A shady public walk or promenade.
4. Chiefly Upstate New York See median.

[After The Mall in London, England, originally a pall-mall alley.]

mall

(mæl; mɔːl)
n
1. (Human Geography) a shaded avenue, esp one that is open to the public
2. (Commerce) US and Canadian and Austral and NZ short for shopping mall
[C17: after The Mall, in St James's Park, London. See pall-mall]

mall

(mɔl; Brit. also mæl for 4 )

n.
1. a large retail complex containing stores and restaurants in adjacent buildings or in a single large building.
2. an urban street lined with shops and closed off to motor vehicles.
3. a large area with shade trees used as a public walk or promenade.
4. a strip of land separating two roadways.
[1635–45; by ellipsis from pall-mall]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mall - a public area set aside as a pedestrian walkmall - a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk
esplanade - a long stretch of open level ground (paved or grassy) for walking beside the seashore
paseo, walkway, walk - a path set aside for walking; "after the blizzard he shoveled the front walk"
2.mall - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisersmall - mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
food court - an area (as in a shopping mall) where fast food is sold (usually around a common eating area)
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods

mall

noun shopping centre, arcade, shopping mall, shopping precinct, strip mall (U.S.) I plan to pay a visit to the mall.
Translations
مَرْكِز تِجاري
nákupní středisko/areál
butikscenter
parduotuvių rajonas pėstiesiems
tirdzniecibas centrs
nakupovalno središče
kapalı alışveriş merkezi

mall

[mɔːl] (US) [mæl] N
1. (= avenue) → alameda f, paseo m
2. (US) (= pedestrian street) → calle f peatonal
3. (also shopping mall) → centro m comercial

mall

[ˈmɔːl] n (also shopping mall) → centre m commercial

mall

n (US: also shopping mall) → Einkaufszentrum nt

mall

[mɔːl] n (Am) (also shopping mall) → centro commerciale

mall

(moːl) noun
(also shopping mall) a shopping centre in which traffic is usually not allowed.
References in classic literature ?
While the present century was in its teens, and on one sunshiny morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton's academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two fat horses in blazing harness, driven by a fat coachman in a three-cornered hat and wig, at the rate of four miles an hour.
And so, instead of crying because she was the merest nobody, she must, forsooth, sail jauntily down Pall Mall, very trim as to her tackle and ticketed with the insufferable air of an engaged woman.
James's Park, where I saw abundance of fine ladies in the Park, walking in the Mall, and among the rest there was a little miss, a young lady of about twelve or thirteen years old, and she had a sister, as I suppose it was, with her, that might be about nine years old.
The "Typhoon" appeared in the early numbers of the Pall Mall Magazine, then under the direction of the late Mr.
From the Strand he crossed Trafalgar Square into Pall Mall, and up the Haymarket into Piccadilly.
From the day a letter had come from Peter Mall, an ex-comrade in Wade's old regiment, saying the quarter-section next his own could be bought by paying annually a dollar and twenty-five cents an acre for seven years, their hopes had risen into determination that had become unshakable.
Mycroft lodges in Pall Mall, and he walks round the corner into Whitehall every morning and back every evening.
Fogg re-appeared in the reading-room and sat down to the Pall Mall at twenty minutes before six.
The Pall Mall, on the other hand, declares that Letheringham will assuredly be sent for to-morrow.
It is such as he, as little conscious of himself as the bee in a hive, who are the lucky in life, for they have the best chance of happiness: their activities are shared by all, and their pleasures are only pleasures because they are enjoyed in common; you will see them on Whit-Monday dancing on Hampstead Heath, shouting at a football match, or from club windows in Pall Mall cheering a royal procession.
Along Pall Mall the taxi in which she was seated gained considerably, but in the Park and along the Bird Cage Walk both the other taxies, risking the police regulations, drew almost alongside.
The two men who had walked up together arm in arm from Downing Street, stood for several moments in Pall Mall before separating.