Emporium : Definition


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Definitions of Emporium

Pronunciation : Em*po"ri*um, n.; pl. Emporiums
Part of Speech : L.
Etymology : [L., fr. Gr. In, and Empiric, Fare.]
Definition : 1. A place of trade; a market place; a mart; esp., a city or town with extensive commerce; the commercial center of a country. That wonderful emporium [Manchester] . . . was then a mean and ill- built market town. Macaulay. It is pride . . . which fills our streets, our emporiums, our theathers. Knox.

2. (Physiol.)

Defn: The brain. [Obs.]

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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