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bookstore

[boo k-stawr, -stohr] /ˈbʊkˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr/
noun
1.
a store where books are sold.
Also called bookshop
[boo k-shop] /ˈbʊkˌʃɒp/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of bookstore
1755-1765
An Americanism dating back to 1755-65; book + store
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n.

1763, from book (n.) + store (n.).

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