strip mall

noun
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of strip mall

: a long usually one-story building or group of buildings housing several adjacent retail stores or service establishments

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First Known Use of strip mall

1977

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Definition of strip mall for English Language Learners

  • : a long building that is divided into separate shops which usually have outside entrances and which share a parking lot


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