Meaning of emporium

em•po•ri•um

Pronunciation: (em-pôr'ē-um, -pōr'-), [key]
— pl. -po•ri•ums, -po•ri•a
  1. a large retail store, esp. one selling a great variety of articles.
  2. a place, town, or city of important commerce, esp. a principal center of trade: New York is one of the world's great emporiums.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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