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Then Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov gave him a tour of a huge underground shopping mall being built near the Kremlin. Brett Forrest, WSJ, "Trump Tower Moscow? It Was the End of a Long, Failed Push to Invest in Russia," 29 Nov. 2018 But there’s also going offline because a number of health clinics and autonomous stores, autonomous fast-food shopping malls, of course airports, train stations are hooked up with all kinds of sensors. Eric Johnson, Recode, "If they don’t want to lose their jobs to a machine, doctors will need to become compassionate ‘human connectors’," 17 Sep. 2018 Of the seven agents gathered for a 5 a.m. briefing in the parking lot of a Compton shopping mall, five of were Latino. Brittny Mejia,, "ICE sweeps, 'collateral' arrests spark terror in immigrant communities," 15 June 2018 Preliminary investigations point to the fire having broken out in the cinema hall area of the four-story Winter Cherry shopping mall in the center of Kemerovo. Hilary Clarke, CNN, "Children among 64 dead in Russia shopping center fire," 26 Mar. 2018 At least 37 people were killed Sunday when fire swept through a movie theater and the top floor of a shopping mall in Siberia, Russian authorities and news agencies reported. NBC News, "Fire kills 37 at shopping Siberian mall; dozens more still missing," 25 Mar. 2018 The tragic story of the American shopping mall is well-known by now. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "When Malls Saved the Suburbs From Despair," 17 Feb. 2018 When post-World War II prosperity led to the growth of suburbia, Sears was well-positioned to cash in on another major development — the shopping mall. Allen G. Breed, The Seattle Times, "Girdles and socket wrenches: Sears was the Amazon of its day," 16 Oct. 2018 Longtime chains have gone under, and shopping malls are struggling to keep tenants and attract customers. Ronald D. White,, "Nike knows what Angelenos like to buy. Its new data-driven store will stock those products," 12 July 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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