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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
1. A place of trade; a market place; a mart; esp., a city or
town with extensive commerce; the commercial center of a
That wonderful emporium [Manchester] . . . was then
a mean and ill-built market town. --Macaulay.
It is pride . . . which fills our streets, our
emporiums, our theathers. --Knox.
2. (Physiol.) The brain. [Obs.]
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