noun (plural pronounced same)
(In French-speaking countries) a tobacconist’s shop.
- The fact that the small ‘tabac’ or tobacconist's shop within the café is to be closed by the new owner of Deux Moulins has intensified regulars' fears.
- Even the minority who think the euro a catastrophe and see themselves not as Europeans, not even as French citizens primarily, but as ‘Savoyards’, have been to the tabac and bought a starter pack of coins.
- And meanwhile behind me was a line of cars, like the muttering people at the tabac, impatient for me to get moving.
French, literally tobacco.
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