- a large retail store, especially one selling a great variety of articles.
- a place, town, or city of important commerce, especially a principal center of trade: New York is one of the world's great emporiums.
Origin of emporium
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Related Words for emporiumshop, mart, boutique, mall, outlet, bazaar, co-op, supermarket, chain, stand, store, galleria
Examples from the Web for emporium
Historical Examples of emporium
He locked the doors of the Emporium, tried them, and dropped the keys in his pocket.The Gentleman From Indiana
They found quite a crowd in front of the "Emporium," as the drug store was called.Frank Roscoe's Secret
So you would have me close my emporium for the sake of your small affairs?
The next morning betimes Ben presented himself at the Emporium.In Apple-Blossom Time
Clara Louise Burnham
Peden's emporium of viciousness was a notable establishment in its day.Trail's End
George W. Ogden
- a large and often ostentatious retail shop offering for sale a wide variety of merchandise