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terminal market


an organized market in a city into which large quantities of agricultural produce, livestock, etc., are shipped for distribution and sale.


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Nearby words

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Origin of terminal market

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for terminal market

terminal market


a commodity market in a trading centre rather than at a producing centre
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