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EtymologyEdit

From Latin emporium (trading station, market town, market); from Ancient Greek ἐμπόριον (empórion, trading station), from ἔμπορος (émporos, merchant”, “traveller”, literally “incomer), from ἐν (en, in) and πόρος (póros, journey)

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emporium (plural emporiums or emporia)

  1. A market place or trading centre, particularly of an ancient city.
    • 2007, John Darwin, After Tamerlane, Penguin 2008, p. 28:
      Only where churchmen congregated or rulers established their emporia—licensed depots for the long-distance trade in luxuries—did any vestiges of urban life survive.
  2. A shop that offers a wide variety of goods, often used facetiously.
    With a name like "The Wine and Spirits Emporium", no wonder the prices are so high.
  3. A department store.
  4. (obsolete) The brain.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἐμπόριον (empórion, trading station), from ἔμπορος (émporos, merchant”, “traveller”, literally “incomer), from ἐν (en, in) and πόρος (póros, journey)

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emporium n (genitive emporiī); second declension

  1. emporium

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative emporium emporia
Genitive emporiī emporiōrum
Dative emporiō emporiīs
Accusative emporium emporia
Ablative emporiō emporiīs
Vocative emporium emporia

ReferencesEdit

  • emporium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • emporium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • emporium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • emporium in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • emporium in Samuel Ball Platner (1929), Thomas Ashby, editor, A Topographical Dictionary of Ancient Rome, London: Oxford University Press
  • emporium in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin emporium (trading station, market town, market); from Ancient Greek ἐμπόριον (empórion, trading station), from ἔμπορος (émporos, merchant", "traveller", literally "incomer"), from ἐν (en, in) and πόρος (póros, journey).

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emporium n

  1. emporium

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