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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.]

mart

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

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]
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
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

mart

n (old)Markt m
References in classic literature ?
Piled with cotton-bales, from many a plantation, up over deck and sides, till she seems in the distance a square, massive block of gray, she moves heavily onward to the nearing mart.
Bowed and sighing the greybeard wends Alone to the mart where sighing ends.
It became the great interior mart and place of deposit, and some of the regular merchants who prosecuted the trade in person, under their licenses, formed establishments here.
The sun arose while we proceeded, and, when we had once again reached that most thronged mart of the populous town, the street of the D Hotel, it presented an appearance of human bustle and activity scarcely inferior to what I had seen on the evening before.
If we take the best of these machines up to the Bicycle Mart in Finsbury we'd raise six or seven pounds on 'em.