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 for Emporiums
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Emporium \Em*po"ri*um\, n.; pl. Emporiums, L. Emporia. [L.,
     fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? belonging to commerce, fr. ? traveler,
     trader; ? in + ? way through and over, path. See In, and
     Empiric, Fare.]
     1. A place of trade; a market place; a mart; esp., a city or
        town with extensive commerce; the commercial center of a
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              That wonderful emporium [Manchester] . . . was then
              a mean and ill-built market town.     --Macaulay.
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              It is pride . . . which fills our streets, our
              emporiums, our theathers.             --Knox.
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     2. (Physiol.) The brain. [Obs.]
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