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bookstore

[ book-stawr, -stohr ]
/ ˈbʊkˌstɔr, -ˌstoʊr /
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noun

a store where books are sold.

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Also called book·shop [book-shop]. /ˈbʊkˌʃɒp/.

Origin of bookstore

An Americanism dating back to 1755–65; book + store
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