Definition of emporium
emporiaplay \im-ˈpȯr-ē-ə, em-\
1a : a place of trade; especially : a commercial centerb : a retail outlet a hardware emporium a pizza emporium
2 : a store carrying many different kinds of merchandise
Examples of emporium in a Sentence
an emporium for home electronic equipment filled with stuff I didn't know I needed but now desperately want
Recent Examples of emporium from the Web
The same family has been putting out the catalog, and tending the actual brick-and-mortar emporiums (there's a Rockingham store in addition to the original Weston location), since 1946.
Ebony oversees the Johnsons’ three-store investment of Once Upon a Child franchises, has a line of apparel called LuxuryEgo and is about to launch her own online fashion emporium.
Illustrations show the original Hughes High School, the Hamilton County Courthouse before it was destroyed in the riot of 1884, and rarely seen interiors of Music Hall, the Public Library and Shillito’s dry goods emporium.
Amazon.com is a bookseller, the operator of a wildly diverse emporium of goods, and, most recently, a grocer.
Wood gambled that these emporiums would appeal to consumers who were discovering the new mobility that came with the automobile.
A few blocks away at the sweets super-emporium Extraordinary Desserts, there are three versions of macarons: books to read about the colorful French treats; dainty, playful macaron earrings to wear; and of course, the actual cookies to eat.
Sur La Table Aspiring chefs will never be without the proper tool during a cooking class at Sur La Table, a kitchen supply emporium at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley in Canton.
Lulu Guinness, the British handbag designer, flew to New York to secure retail space in what had been an incense emporium.
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EMPORIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of emporium for English Language Learners
: a store or shop
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