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View synonyms for souk

souk

1

/ suːk /

verb

  1. a variant spelling of sook 2


souk

2

/ suːk /

noun

  1. (in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace
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Word History and Origins

Origin of souk1

C20: from Arabic sūq
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Example Sentences

“This is the only place in the souk you can buy safety pins,” he said.

But as an American creating a new brand here, and living the daily life of the souk, he seems to be in a league of his own.

It is a bazaar, a souk, an open-air temple celebrating cheap desire.

On a recent trip to the old souk, I entered a little shop that was entirely dedicated to General Abdul Karim Qassim.

As a result, the primary relationships in American family life have acquired the flavor of a Moroccan souk.

There is a tale of a certain Arab shopkeeper of the Souk dEtoffes who married a stranger from overseas.

We came through the souk, where were the sticks of meat roasting, and lots of people.

There are two market-days in Zinder: the great souk on Thursday, and the little one on Friday, the days following one another.

The souk to-day was full of people, but goods of value were wanting.

After about three or four hours' ride the Sarkee usually encamps, and a souk, or market, is opened at the camp for provisions.

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