Definition of trading post noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


trading post

BrE BrE//ˈtreɪdɪŋ pəʊst//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtreɪdɪŋ poʊst//
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a small place in an area that is a long way from any town, used as a centre for buying and selling goods (especially in N America in the past)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trading post