noun, plural em·po·ri·ums, em·po·ri·a [em-pawr-ee-uh, -pohr-] /ɛmˈpɔr i ə, -ˈpoʊr-/.
- employment office,
- employment tribunal,
Origin of emporium
Examples from the Web for emporium
Uncle Boardman had stocked this emporium, and Baggs sold the goods on commission.Fighting the Sea|Edward A. Rand
Tellicherry became the principal English emporium on the west coast of Madras.
Hopalong reloaded his guns and proceeded to the Emporium, where he found a game all prepared for him in every sense of the word.Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up|Clarence Edward Mulford
How Alma was now head bookkeeper and cashier of the Emporium, the town's biggest store, and how she was such a dear girl.John Wesley, Jr.|Dan B. Brummitt
But it was not wholly as an emporium for bachelors that London appealed.Ghetto Tragedies|Israel Zangwill
noun plural -riums or -ria (-rɪə)
Word Origin for emporium
1580s, from Latin emporium, from Greek emporion "trading place, market," from emporos "merchant, traveler," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + poros "passage, voyage," related to peirein "to pass through" (see port (n.1)).