shopping mall


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After landing at Gonesse, the group got into a car and drove away, later dumping that vehicle in the parking lot of a shopping mall in another Paris suburb, according to French news reports. Alissa J. Rubin, New York Times, "In Hollywood-Style Jailbreak, French Convict Flees Prison," 1 July 2018 Wells Fargo’s loans to buyers of commercial properties, like office buildings and shopping malls, declined by $2.5 billion in the second quarter from earlier this year. Emily Flitter, New York Times, "Bank Earnings Climb in Growing Economy, but Lending Doesn’t Keep Pace," 13 July 2018 The closures, bankruptcy experts say, are likely to create mounting headaches for landlords and shopping malls, which are already struggling with high vacancy rates. Author: Abha Bhattarai, Anchorage Daily News, "When will the sales begin? Plus answers to other Toys R Us-related questions," 15 Mar. 2018 As chief of the high-end village, best known for its condo towers and luxury shopping mall, De La Rosa continued the reconstruction of community trust that Overton started in 2014. David J. Neal And Charles Rabin, miamiherald, "A police department mourns again after Bal Harbour chief dies of cancer," 28 Jan. 2018 Photo: Joshua Mckerrow/TNS/ZUMA Press The shooting took place in a four-story office building next to a shopping mall. Ben Kesling, WSJ, "At Least Five Dead in Shooting at Maryland Newspaper Office," 28 June 2018 The suburb of Edina—arguably the birthplace of modern suburbia as the home of America’s first enclosed shopping mall—witnessed heated debate over plans for a high-rise apartment building near the mall. Jay Walljasper, WIRED, "The Bitter Battle to Turn an Old Factory Into a 21st Century 'Eco-Village'," 3 July 2018 Business managers at the auto mall and the Fountains at Roseville shopping mall say the growth has been a boon to them, Matteoli said. Kellen Browning, sacbee, "Roseville, a health care ‘hub,’ anticipates more expansions," 30 June 2018 The suspect, whose name was not released, was arrested soon after at a nearby shopping mall under suspicion of murder and attempted murder. Tiffany May, New York Times, "In Hong Kong, Where Guns Are Rare, Deadly Shooting Shocks Residents," 27 June 2018

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1950, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of shopping mall

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

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