a large area, usually lined with shade trees and shrubbery, used as a public walk or promenade.
Chiefly Upstate New York. a strip of land, usually planted or paved, separating lanes of opposite traffic on highways, boulevards, etc.
the game of pall-mall.
the mallet used in the game of pall-mall.
the place or alley where pall-mall was played.
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How to use mall in a sentence
Today, the city is an Asian hipster outpost, with shopping malls, clothing boutiques, and mixologist-prepared cocktails.
Gift cards are sold at kiosks in shopping malls or even websites that catering to this exchange market.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks | M.L. Nestel | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now the city fills with travelers on package tours who stay at ultra-modern hotels and spend their money at glittering malls.
He thinks about his three children in the UK and the malls they go to, and feels vulnerable.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath | Nina Strochlic | September 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Santa hangs out in malls and on street corners ringing bells.
There were some dead malls out in Worcester and the like, but I got this place for nothing.
Down here it was giant malls, purpose-built dot-com buildings, and the occasional fun-park.
Laundry lines stretched out in the parking-lots of former strip-malls.
The hood hung down to her butt—it was East Coast bangbanger, as reinterpreted through the malls.
The fourth was to open in Raleigh, in the Research Triangle, where the strip malls ran one into the next.
British Dictionary definitions for mall
a shaded avenue, esp one that is open to the public
US, Canadian, Australian and NZ short for shopping mall
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