Emporium

[early medieval] The term `emporia` (singular `emporium`) is applied to trading settlements which emerged in north-western Europe in the sixth to seventh centuries, and persisted into the ninth century. Also known in English as `wics`, the emporia are characterised by their peripheral locations, usually on the shore at the edge of a kingdom...
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Emporium

[short stories] Emporium (2002) is the debut short-story collection by San Francisco writer and Stanford University Jones Lecturer Adam Johnson. Emporium collected nine stories that previously appeared in American literary journals and magazines. Penguin published the paperback edition in 2003. Translated into French, Japanese, Serbian, Ger...
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Emporium

(Latin) a market, where any kind of sales are made.
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Emporium

Em·po'ri·um noun ; plural Emporiums , Latin Emporia . [ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... belonging to commerce, from ... traveler, trader; ... in + ... way through and over, path. See In , and Empiric , Fare .] 1. A place of trade; a market place; a...
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emporium

Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. Belonging to commerce, fr. Traveler, trader; in + way through and over, path. See In, and Empiric, Fare. ... 1. A place of trade; a market place; a mart; especially, a city or town with extensive commerce; the commercial center of a country. ... 2. <physiology> The brain. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998...
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Emporium

• (n.) A place of trade; a market place; a mart; esp., a city or town with extensive commerce; the commercial center of a country. • (n.) The brain.
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emporium

emporium Greek > Latin: a trading place, market. In Roman times, this word had two meanings. It referred to a seaport whose commercial life primarily consisted of maritime trade or it could denote a large building on the waterfront of a port where importers and exporters (businessmen) had their 'offices'. It's current meaning is 'a store, usu...
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Emporium

[department store chain] ==History== ===Beginnings=== Emporium was founded in 1955, when Dallas Troutman opened the first Emporium store, in North Bend, Oregon, a {convert|4,000|sqft|m2|adj=on} store in a building previously used as a grocery store. In 1963, Troutman`s Emporium moved to a {convert|14000|sqft|m2|adj=on} space in Pony Village...
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Emporium

[Bangkok] The Emporium is a luxury shopping mall in Khlong Toei district, Bangkok, Thailand, which opened in 1997. It is owned and operated by The Mall Group and another mall, Siam Paragon. It is located on Sukhumvit Road at Sukhumvit Soi 24 beside Queen`s Park and connected directly to the Phrom Phong Station on the Sukhumvit Line of the B...
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Emporium

[antiquity] In antiquity, an emporion (Greek) or emporium (Latin; the plural is emporia in both languages) was a place which the traders of one nation had reserved to their business interests within the territory of another nation.{citation needed|date=December 2013} Famous emporia include Sais, where Solon went to acquire the knowledge of ...
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Emporium

Emporium (medieval Latin from Greek emporos = `merchant`; plural: emporia; alternate plural: emporiums) is a term used to denote a store which sells a wide variety of goods as well as a marketplace or trading center in ancient cities such as the agoras found in ancient Greece. It may also refer to: ...
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Emporium

[Rome] The Emporium was the river port of the ancient Rome, that rose approximately between the Aventine Hill and the Rione Testaccio (the Rione takes its name from the hill made of broken amphorae, originated by the wastes from the trade activities of the port). ==History== Since the beginning of 2nd century BC, the impetuous economic and ...
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