Simple Definition of trading post
: a place (such as a store, a town, or a fort) that is far from other towns and is used as a center for buying, selling, and trading goods and services
Full Definition of trading post
1 : a station of a trader or trading company established in a sparsely settled region where trade in products of local origin (as furs) is carried on
2 : 6post 3b
Examples of trading post in a sentence
The French set up a trading post on the coast.
The town was first established as a trading post.
First Known Use of trading post
Rhymes with trading post
aftermost, ante-post, bottommost, coast-to-coast, command post, easternmost, farthermost, fingerpost, furthermost, headforemost, hithermost, Holy Ghost, innermost, listening post, lowermost, nethermost, northernmost, outermost, parcel post, rudderpost, southernmost, staging post, sternforemost, undermost, uppermost, uttermost, westernmost, whipping post
TRADING POST Defined for Kids
Definition of trading post for Students
: a store set up in a thinly settled region
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