bazaar

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noun ba·zaar \bə-ˈzär\

Definition of bazaar

  1. 1 :  a market (as in the Middle East) consisting of rows of shops or stalls selling miscellaneous goods

  2. 2a :  a place for the sale of goodsb :  department store

  3. 3 :  a fair for the sale of articles especially for charitable purposes <a church bazaar>

Examples of bazaar in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of bazaar

Persian bāzār


First Known Use: 1612


BAZAAR Defined for English Language Learners

bazaar

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noun ba·zaar \bə-ˈzär\

Definition of bazaar for English Language Learners

  • : 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


BAZAAR Defined for Kids

bazaar

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noun ba·zaar \bə-ˈzär\

Definition of bazaar for Students

  1. 1 :  a marketplace (as in southwestern Asia and northern Africa) that has rows of small shops

  2. 2 :  a place where many kinds of goods are sold

  3. 3 :  a fair for the sale of goods especially for charity



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