a store, usually in a rural area, that sells a wide variety of merchandise, as clothing, food, or hardware, but is not divided into departments.
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Origin of general store
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
Words nearby general store
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Example sentences from the Web for general store
I had always done the bulk of my business with general-store merchants.Twenty Years of Hus'ling|J. P. Johnston