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3 definitions found
 for department store
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Department store \De*part"ment store\
     A store keeping a great variety of goods which are arranged
     in several departments.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  department store
      n 1: a large retail store organized into departments offering a
           variety of merchandise; commonly part of a retail chain
           [syn: department store, emporium]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "department store":
     boutique, chain store, co-op, concession, cooperative,
     countinghouse, country store, dime store, discount house,
     discount store, emporium, establishment, five-and-ten,
     general store, house, magasin, mail-order house, market, mart,
     post, retail store, salon, shop, store, supermarket, trading post,
     variety shop, variety store, warehouse, wareroom,
     wholesale house

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