a marketplace or shopping quarter, especially one in the Middle East.
a sale of miscellaneous contributed articles to benefit some charity, cause, organization, etc.
a store in which many kinds of goods are offered for sale; department store.
- bazaar , bizarre
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How to use bazaar in a sentence
The street was positively more thronged with men and women than even one of the most crowded bazars of Ispahan.Bentley's Miscellany, Volume II | Various
Long streets of tents, fitted up as bazars, furnished all kinds of provisions.
The bazars of the city, crowded with busy purchasers, present a bustling scene to the stranger.The Thistle and the Cedar of Lebanon | Habeeb Risk Allah
In the cities of the East all trades are confined to certain streets, or to certain rows in the various bazars and wekalehs.The History of Signboards | Jacob Larwood
At county and State fairs, church bazars, picnics and meetings of various societies, literature was freely distributed.The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI | Various
British Dictionary definitions for bazaar
(esp in the Orient) a market area, esp a street of small stalls
a sale in aid of charity, esp of miscellaneous secondhand or handmade articles
a shop where a large variety of goods is sold
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