souks

souk

[sook, shook]
noun
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souk or suq1 (suːk)
 
n
(in Muslim countries, esp North Africa and the Middle East) an open-air marketplace
 
[C20: from Arabic sūq]
 
suq or suq1
 
n
 
[C20: from Arabic sūq]

souk2 (suːk)
 
vb, —n
(Scot) a variant spelling of sook

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souk
Arab bazaar, 1826, from Arabic suq "marketplace."
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