Found 2 items, similar to Mall.
English → English
n 1: a public area set aside as a pedestrian walk [syn: promenade
2: mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully
landscaped complex of shops representing leading
merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a
convenient parking area; a modern version of the
traditional marketplace; “a good plaza should have a movie
; “they spent their weekends at the local malls”
, shopping mall
, shopping center
English → English
(m[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Malled
p. pr. & vb. n. Malling
.] [Cf. OF. mailler. See Mall
beetle, and cf. Malleate
To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise;
(m[a^]l), n. [LL. mallum a public assembly; cf. OHG.
mahal assembly, transaction; akin to AS. m[ae][eth]el,
me[eth]el, assembly, m[=ae]lan to speak, Goth. ma[thorn]l
Formerly, among Teutonic nations, a meeting of the notables
of a state for the transaction of public business, such
meeting being a modification of the ancient popular assembly.
(a) A court of justice.
(b) A place where justice is administered.
(c) A place where public meetings are held.
Councils, which had been as frequent as diets or
malls, ceased. --Milman.
(m[add]l; 277), n. [Written also maul
malle, F. mail, L. malleus. Cf. Malleus
1. A large heavy wooden beetle; a mallet for driving anything
with force; a maul. --Addison.
2. A heavy blow. [Obs.] --Spenser.
3. An old game played with malls or mallets and balls. See
4. A place where the game of mall was played. Hence: A public
walk; a level shaded walk.
Part of the area was laid out in gravel walks, and
planted with elms; and these convenient and
frequented walks obtained the name of the City Mall.
1. A public access area containing a promenade for
pedestrians; as, to gather near the Washington monument on
the mall in Washington.
2. The paved or grassy strip between two roadways.
3. A shopping area with multiple shops and a concourse for
predominantly or exclusively pedestrian use; in cities the
concourse is usually a city street which may be
temporarily or permamently closed to motor vehicles; in
suburban areas, a mall is often located on a convenient
highway, may be large, contained in one building or in
multiple buildings connected by (usually covered)
walkways. Also called shopping mall