terminal market

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

Origin of terminal market

First recorded in 1890–95

Words Nearby terminal market

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How to use terminal market in a sentence

  • Havre's exchange was inaugurated in 1882, under the name of the Coffee terminal market.

    All About Coffee | William H. Ukers
  • This fact emphasises the importance of selecting a central position in establishing a municipal terminal market.

    A Terminal Market System | Mrs. Elmer Black

British Dictionary definitions for terminal market

terminal market

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

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