noun ba·zaar \bə-ˈzär\

: a type of market found especially in Middle Eastern countries that has rows of small shops which sell many different kinds of things

: an event at which things are sold to raise money for people or an organization

Full Definition of BAZAAR

:  a market (as in the Middle East) consisting of rows of shops or stalls selling miscellaneous goods
a :  a place for the sale of goods
b :  department store
:  a fair for the sale of articles especially for charitable purposes

Examples of BAZAAR

  1. <we wandered around the bazaar looking to buy gifts>

Origin of BAZAAR

Persian bāzār
First Known Use: 1612
BAZAAR Defined for Kids


noun ba·zaar \bə-ˈzär\

Definition of BAZAAR for Kids

:  a marketplace (as in southwestern Asia and northern Africa) that has rows of small shops
:  a place where many kinds of goods are sold
:  a fair for the sale of goods especially for charity


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