bazar

Part of speech: noun

An Oriental market- place or range of shops.

Part of speech: noun

A fancy fair for charity.

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Usage examples "bazar":

  1. It has an excellent bazar, abounding in cloth of all kinds, and valuable drugs, and is so much frequented by the Portuguese, that there are often 200 frigates or grabs riding there. - "A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII.", Robert Kerr.
  2. On account of the abundance of work which the formation of an English station was sure to afford, a colony of these people erected a village for themselves on the side of the Ranee Khet hill below the Bazar. - "Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877", James Kennedy.
  3. B. Harper's Bazar Harp. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.