flea market

noun

Definition of flea market 

: a usually open-air market for secondhand articles and antiques

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After the parade, visitors can spend the rest of the holiday enjoying a craft fair and flea market, athletic events, a children’s pie eating contest, food, and entertainment at Memorial Park. Zipporah Osei And Julia Preszler, BostonGlobe.com, "Where to have fun for the Fourth," 27 June 2018 Paul remained active in his retirement years; traveling, restoring cane chairs, frequenting tag sales and flea markets, and gardening. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Paul Lester Rabenold Jr.," 28 May 2018 That was true at the Feria 16 de Julio, Bolivia’s largest flea market, held on Sundays and Thursdays in La Paz’s adjacent sister city, El Alto. New York Times, "Place 9 of 52: The Paradox of the Women of La Paz," 17 Apr. 2018 Fireworks can be watched from Clifton Heights’ athletic field, located at 217 N Springfield Rd, at 9:30 p.m. The fireworks will following a parade, flea market, and vendor event starting in the morning. Claire Wolters, Philly.com, "Fireworks on July Fourth: Where to watch them in and near Philadelphia," 27 June 2018 The bedding is by the White Company, the vintage indigo throw is Indian, the 18th- century Danish trunk is from a Tel Aviv, Israel, flea market, and the kilim is from Roam Antiques. Elisabeth Malkin, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: A Bohemian Retreat In San Miguel de Allende Reflects Local Traditions," 20 Feb. 2018 From dance parties to flea markets, there’s no shortage of things to do in Northeast Ohio this weekend. cleveland.com, "20 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of May 3-6," 3 May 2018 Photos of the seasonal opening of the market at the Mansfield Drive-In and Marketplace The Mansfield Drive-In and Marketplace celebrated the season opening of its weekly flea market, on March 25. Melanie Savage, Courant Community, "Mansfield Flea Market Opens For The Season," 10 Apr. 2018 Most of these are enamel or tin, some come with tiny pots and pans, and most are from different flea markets in Europe. Karen Berkowitz, chicagotribune.com, "Shout Out: Francesca Kelly, mass yard sale organizer," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of flea market

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flea market

translation of French Marché aux puces, a market in Paris

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flea market

noun

English Language Learners Definition of flea market

: a usually outdoor market in which old and used goods are sold

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