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mart (n.)

"a market, a place of sale or traffic, a gathering for buying and selling," mid-15c., a contraction of market (n.) probably influenced by its Middle Dutch cognate markt, from Latin mercatus "trade."

updated on November 27, 2018

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Definitions of mart from WordNet

mart (n.)
an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up;
Synonyms: marketplace / market place / market
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