general store

noun
|Updated on: 29 Jul 2018

Definition of general store

: a retail store located usually in a small or rural community that carries a wide variety of goods including groceries but is not divided into departments

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First Known Use of general store

1827

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  • : a store usually in a small town that sells many different things including groceries


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