(?), 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 country.
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That wonderful emporium [Manchester] . . . was then a mean and ill-built market town.
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It is pride . . . which fills our streets, our emporiums, our theathers.
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2. (Physiol.) The brain. [Obs.]
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