Definition of general store in English:

general store

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(also general stores)

noun

  • A shop that sells a wide variety of goods, typically one in a small town or village.
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    • Restless, she wandered through the main floor of the century-old building, originally Moorcroft's first general store.
    • Visitors can work at a farm stand or get behind a soda fountain in the old general store.
    • In Huntington, a community of 2,500 people south of Burlington, the efficiency program has helped the owners of Beaudry's general store.

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