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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace;
- Example: "a good plaza should have a movie house"
- Example: "they spent their weekends at the local malls"
[syn: plaza, mall, center, shopping mall, shopping center, shopping centre]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mall \Mall\ (m[add]l), n. 1. A public access area containing a promenade for pedestrians; as, to gather near the Washington monument on the mall in Washington. [PJC] 2. The paved or grassy strip between two roadways. [PJC] 3. A shopping area with multiple shops and a concourse for predominantly or exclusively pedestrian use; in cities the concourse is usually a city street which may be temporarily or permamently closed to motor vehicles; in suburban areas, a mall is often located on a convenient highway, may be large, contained in one building or in multiple buildings connected by (usually covered) walkways. Also called shopping mall [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

shopping mall n 1: mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace; "a good plaza should have a movie house"; "they spent their weekends at the local malls" [syn: plaza, mall, center, shopping mall, shopping center, shopping centre]