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strip mall

n.
A shopping complex containing a row of various stores, businesses, and restaurants that usually open onto a common parking lot.

strip′ mall`


n.
a retail complex consisting of stores or restaurants in adjacent spaces in one long building, typically having a narrow parking area directly in front of the stores.
[1990–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strip mall - a mercantile establishment consisting of a row of various stores and business and restaurants along a road or busy street; usually opening on a parking lot
mercantile establishment, outlet, retail store, sales outlet - a place of business for retailing goods
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Instead of meeting in some dark Brooklyn club, though, we're trudging across a gigantic strip mall parking lot on a brilliantly hot Friday afternoon.
According to authorities, two people wearing hooded-style clothing approached a large crowd in a strip mall around 8.30pm Saturday night.
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It's just a nondescript strip mall north of Toronto.
Kylee Francescan discovered the fan mail, which was addressed Taylor Swift Entertainment, to a P.O Box in a Hendersonville strip mall at 242 West Main Street, Radar Online reported.
It was a bit drafty Friday inside Sheldon Plaza Barber Shop, one of at least three tenants of a Coburg Road strip mall to be targeted by a glass-shattering vandal sometime before the business day began.
Strip mall tenants have taken advantage of lower rents by trading up to better spaces within their existing centers, moving into new centers, or moving into large malls.
WORCESTER - The small towing company under fire for running an allegedly predatory towing operation at a downtown strip mall has been asked by the property owner to be less aggressive in removing unauthorized cars from the lot.
Rosewood Realty Group has successfully brokered the sale of a three-store, 4,300 s/f strip mall in Cedarhurst, Long Island for $1.3 million.
Perhaps it's not surprising that LaFayette likes strip malls--he is completing the second phase of his $600,000 strip mall at Fifth and Western in Wenatchee called Western Hills Center.