souk

noun \ ˈsük \
variants: or less commonly
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of souk

:a marketplace in northern Africa or the Middle East; also :a stall in such a marketplace

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Origin and Etymology of souk

Arabic sūq market


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souk

noun

Definition of souk for English Language Learners

  • : a marketplace in North Africa or the Middle East


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