Definition of bazaar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//bəˈzɑː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//bəˈzɑːr//
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  1. 1(in some Eastern countries) a street or an area of a town where there are many small shops
  2. 2(in Britain, the US, etc.) a sale of goods, often items made by hand, to raise money for a charity or for people who need help See related entries: Helping others
  3. Word Originlate 16th cent.: from Italian bazarro, from Turkish, from Persian bāzār ‘market’.Extra examples She got it at the church bazaar. The Scouts are having a bazaar on Saturday. rugs on sale in the Turkish bazaars Why not visit the local bustling bazaar and the Kashmir carpet factory?
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