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noun
a store established in an unsettled or thinly settled region by a trader or trading company to obtain furs and local products in exchange for supplies, clothing, other goods, or for cash.
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Origin of trading post

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800
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British Dictionary definitions for trading post

trading post

noun
a general store established by a trader in an unsettled or thinly populated region
stock exchange a booth or location on an exchange floor at which a particular security is traded
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