Definition of bookstore
: a place of business where books are the main item offered for sale —called also bookshop
Recent Examples of bookstore from the Web
Have a wander through the sci-fi and fantasy section of your local bookstore: How many of these books’ authors are female?
At 5:30 p.m. at the bookstore, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison, a free program called Echoes will begin.
Summer reading programs in South Florida libraries and bookstores encourage students to keep reading during the school break.
In this Thursday, June 15, 2017 photo, Hamzeh AlMaaytah shows off one among thousands of books at his Mahall al-Maa bookstore, in Jordan’s capital, Amman.
Octavia Books, an Uptown bookstore, held its final Harry Potter midnight release party on the night of July 20, 2007.
Samuel French Theatre and Film Bookshop Ruth attends a disappointing scene study class in the back room of L.A.’s preeminent theatre bookstore, Samuel French.
Examples include cafes, barbershops, libraries, bookstores—and, of course, bars.
The Burbank Public Library has a Friends group that runs a bookstore out of the Buena Vista branch.
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First Known Use of bookstore
BOOKSTORE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of bookstore for English Language Learners
: a store that sells books
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