(also suk, sukh, or suq)
Definition of souk in English:
An Arab market or marketplace; a bazaar.
- His son-in-law is the chief cook who does the shopping in the souk early in the morning.
- If it's jewellery you're after, there are enough gold necklaces, chains and rings festooning the brightly-lit windows of the downtown souks to pay off an average country's national debt.
- The capital, Tripoli, is a pan-African city of Italianate squares and Arab souks where visitors can wander without being hassled by touts or pushy shopkeepers.
from Arabic sūq.
Definition of souk in:
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