[ mer-kah-thaw ]

noun,plural mer·ca·dos [mer-kah-thaws]. /mɛrˈkɑ ðɔs/. Spanish.
  1. a market.

Words Nearby mercado Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use mercado in a sentence

  • The church of San Juan del mercado seems to be in some respects even more interesting than the other.

  • Often, while mercado—or Matak—paddled, he trolled a flashing bait to lure the gamefish which swarmed in the depths.

    Terry | Charles Goff Thomson
  • As he watched he saw the soldierly figure of Sergeant mercado emerge from the cuartel and hurry toward him.

    Terry | Charles Goff Thomson
  • mercado looked up quickly, pleased with this mark of confidence from his uncommunicative chief.

    Terry | Charles Goff Thomson