auto mall

noun

Definition of auto mall

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: a commercial district in which a number of retail establishments for different automakers are centrally located In the absence of a convenient auto mall, simply pick out nearby dealers that represent the brands you’re interested in.— Jack R. Nerad, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buying or Leasing a Car, 1996

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1958, in the meaning defined above

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“Auto mall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auto%20mall. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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