market; trading center; trade center.
a building, center, or exposition for the sale of goods by manufacturers and wholesalers to retail merchants.
Archaic. a fair.
Other definitions for mart (2 of 2)
a cow or ox fattened for slaughter.
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How to use mart in a sentence
Dan, and Greece, and Mosel have set forth in thy marts wrought iron: stacte, and calamus were in thy market.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Their commerce, at this moment, creates a new activity in all the great marts of the world.Select Speeches of Daniel Webster | Daniel Webster
The internal slave-trade established its marts of human flesh all through the South.The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
The solid business foundation is apparent to all who visit her teeming marts and exchanges.Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
Cities are not merely marts of commerce; they stand for civility; they are civilization itself.Some Cities and San Francisco and Resurgam | Hubert Howe Bancroft
British Dictionary definitions for mart
a market or trading centre
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