chamber of commerce

noun phrase

: an association of businesspeople to promote commercial and industrial interests in the community

Word History

First Known Use

1683, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of chamber of commerce was in 1683

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“Chamber of commerce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chamber%20of%20commerce. Accessed 23 Mar. 2023.

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