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mall

mall

 
pronunciation:
mawl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a grassy open space, usu. lined with shade trees and used as a public place for walking.
similar words:
alley
definition 2: an area, either open or enclosed, reserved for pedestrian traffic and containing shops, restaurants, and the like; shopping center.
 
definition 3: a strip of usu. grassy land that separates roads or highways; median.
definition 4: (cap.) The National Mall.
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Are you looking for the word maul (a heavy hammer)? Mall and maul sound alike but have different meanings.
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