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strip mall

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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strip mallˈstrip mall noun [countable]  American EnglishBBTSHOP/STORE a row of shops built together, with a large area for parking cars in front of it
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strip mallShe owned the ice cream parlor, plus a shared interest in a strip mall.The restaurant was situated in a strip mall about four blocks from the office.The Moores have watched the trends for 17 years from their shop in the back of a strip mall in Silver Spring.The typical retail pushcart is set up in the open areas of a shopping mall or strip mall.Chef Henry's Tip-Top Bistro is in a small strip mall in a space that was the original home of Bravissimo.Main Street has been replaced by the strip mall and the shopping mall, concentrating consumer goods in an auto-friendly space.
From Longman Business Dictionarystrip mallˈstrip mall American EnglishCOMMERCE a group of shops and other businesses along a main road, where customers can get to each shop directly from the roadMany older retailers are in deteriorating strip malls. mall
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