strip mall

strip mall

noun
a retail complex consisting of stores or restaurants in adjacent spaces in one long building, typically having a narrow parking area directly in front of the stores.

Origin:
1990–95

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strip mall

noun
a mercantile establishment consisting of a row of various stores and business and restaurants along a road or busy street; usually opening on a parking lot 
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