shopping center

noun

Definition of shopping center

: a group of retail stores and service establishments usually with ample parking facilities and usually designed to serve a community or neighborhood called also shopping plaza

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First Known Use of shopping center

1898


SHOPPING CENTER Defined for English Language Learners

shopping center

noun

Definition of shopping center for English Language Learners

  • : a group of shops or stores in one area


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