English version

souk

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Trade
souksouk /suːk/ noun [countable]  BBTa market in an Arab country
Examples from the Corpus
soukHe had his agents out in the bazaars and souks and offered a steady price for good information.They left alone the old town with its souks, square, palaces and its impressive Koutoubia minaret.Sometimes at night I'd find myself beyond the souks in narrow lanes between windowless houses.The street was one of those which led into the souk and its lower end was completely blocked by stalls.They were, he said, somewhere near the souk.I almost dozed off once or twice, lulled by the sounds of the souk.Owen went down to the souk himself.The souk is one of the oldest parts of Muscat, a living link with the past.
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