shopping mall

noun

Definition of shopping mall

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Recent Examples on the Web On Thursday, police fired pepper spray and arrested 14 people for unlawful assembly at a shopping mall protest in Hong Kong’s New Territories. Washington Post, "Ex-UN human rights chief calls for Hong Kong special envoy," 26 June 2020 An armed guard stands outside the Rappler office near a Manila shopping mall, and its young staff cannot wear T-shirts that bear the Rappler logo for fear of attack. Sheila Coronel, The Atlantic, "Democracy Dies by a Thousand Cuts," 16 June 2020 Some investors, including the billionaire Carl Icahn, have been betting against shopping mall debt by buying credit default swaps against pools of securities backed mostly by retail property loans. R.a. Schuetz, Houston Chronicle, "Energy Corridor office building, Almeda Mall among June commercial foreclosures," 15 June 2020 Around 13 officers total, including supervisors, entered the office at differing times as the shopping mall where it was located was a target for looting, Lightfoot said. NBC News, "Chicago police caught on tape 'lounging,' making popcorn in congressman's office amid looting," 11 June 2020 Ducey went on to institute a nightly, week-long curfew amid ongoing protests and after crowds damaged stores at a Scottsdale shopping mall. Andrew Oxford, azcentral, "'What message are we sending?' — Arizona's Capitol is fortified by fences with razor wire," 10 June 2020 Two women, one on her cellphone, sit outside a Tehran shopping mall last July. Los Angeles Times, "Amid pandemic, Iran doubles down on social media ‘modesty,’ arrests hundreds," 7 June 2020 Bankruptcy has befallen shopping mall staples like Neiman Marcus, J.C. Penney, and J. Crew, with more sure to follow. Garrett M. Graff, Wired, "A Better Jobs Report Belies America's Breadlines," 5 June 2020 In Troy, officers dropped to one knee on Big Beaver Road after police and protesters blocked part of the thoroughfare for two hours at Coolidge, in sight of the prestigious Somerset Collection shopping mall. Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Protesters disperse peacefully on 4th night of protests in Detroit," 2 June 2020

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First Known Use of shopping mall

1950, in the meaning defined above

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“Shopping mall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shopping%20mall. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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shopping mall

noun

English Language Learners Definition of shopping mall

chiefly US : a large building or group of buildings containing many different stores

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