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mall

mall

 
pronunciation:
mawl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an open space covered with grass and lined with shade trees. A mall is used for walking and enjoyment.
After a busy day at work, we enjoyed a quiet stroll on the mall.
definition 2: a large indoor area that contains shops and restaurants; shopping center. A mall can also be an outdoor shopping area that is closed off to traffic.
 
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