emporium

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin emporium (trading station, market town, market); from Ancient Greek ἐμπορεῖον (emporeîon, trading station), from ἔμπορος (émporos, merchant", "traveller", literally "incomer"), from ἐν (en, in) and πόρος (póros, journey)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛmˈpɔɹiəm/

Noun[edit]

emporium (plural emporiums or emporia)

  1. A market place or trading centre, particularly of an ancient city.
    • 2007, John Darwin, After Tamerlane, Penguin 2008, p. 28:
      Only where churchmen congregated or rulers established their emporia—licensed depots for the long-distance trade in luxuries—did any vestiges of urban life survive.
  2. A shop that offers a wide variety of goods, often used facetiously.
    With a name like "The Wine and Spirits Emporium", no wonder the prices are so high.
  3. A department store.
  4. (obsolete) The brain.

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

emporium n (genitive emporiī); second declension

  1. emporium

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative emporium emporia
genitive emporiī emporiōrum
dative emporiō emporiīs
accusative emporium emporia
ablative emporiō emporiīs
vocative emporium emporia

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin emporium (trading station, market town, market); from Ancient Greek ἐμπορεῖον (emporeîon, trading station), from ἔμπορος (émporos, merchant", "traveller", literally "incomer"), from ἐν (en, in) and πόρος (póros, journey)

Noun[edit]

emporium n

  1. emporium

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