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general store

noun
1.
a store, usually in a rural area, that sells a wide variety of merchandise, as clothing, food, or hardware, but is not divided into departments.
Origin of general store
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism
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  • The estate, known for its mountain views, also has a general store filled with picnic fare.
  • Or you might see a fully stocked general store with original wooden boxes and shelves with tin cans.
  • His father was a farmer who also operated a general store and was the local postmaster.
  • Campers can walk to the facility's general store for boat rentals, camping supplies and showers.
  • Historic renovation of old-time general store and campground.
  • During the summer months coin-operated laundry and shower facilities are available at the general store nearby.
  • The facility offers restrooms with shower facilities, a general store, playground and picnic tables.
  • The campground has a recreation hall with a pool table, a general store and a swimming pool.
  • The lodge is also within walking distance of the town park, a general store and art galleries.
  • Amenities at this resort include an outdoor swimming pool, a general store and three playgrounds for children.

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