Definition of general store in English:

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general store

noun

A store, typically in a small town, selling a wide variety of goods.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: gen·er·al store

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