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Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) - Cite This Source
ba·zaar      [buh-zahr] Pronunciation Key
–noun
1.a marketplace or shopping quarter, esp. one in the Middle East.
2.a sale of miscellaneous contributed articles to benefit some charity, cause, organization, etc.
3.a store in which many kinds of goods are offered for sale; department store.
Also, ba·zar.


[Origin: 1590–1600; earlier bazarro < It ≪ Pers bāzār market]

1. market, mart, exchange.
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American Heritage Dictionary - Cite This Source
ba·zaar also ba·zar       (bə-zär')  Pronunciation Key 
n.  
  1. A market consisting of a street lined with shops and stalls, especially one in the Middle East.
  2. A shop or a part of a store in which miscellaneous articles are sold.
  3. A fair or sale at which miscellaneous articles are sold, often for charitable purposes.


[Italian bazarro and Urdu bāzār, both from Persian; see wes-3 in Indo-European roots.]

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Online Etymology Dictionary - Cite This Source
bazaar 
1588, from It. bazarra, from Pers. bazar (Pahlavi vacar) "a market."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2001 Douglas Harper
WordNet - Cite This Source
bazaar

noun
1. a shop where a variety of goods are sold 
2. a street of small shops (especially in Orient) 
3. a sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar" 

WordNet® 2.1, © 2005 Princeton University
Jargon File - Cite This Source

bazaar

n.,adj. In 1997, after meditatating on the success ofLinux for three years, the Jargon File's own editor ESR wrote ananalytical paper on hacker culture and development models titled TheCathedral and the Bazaar(http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/writings/cathedral-bazaar/). The mainargument of the paper was that Brooks's Law is not the wholestory; given the right social machinery, debugging can beefficiently parallelized across large numbers of programmers. Thetitle metaphor caught on (see also cathedral), and the style ofdevelopment typical in the Linux community is now often referred toas the bazaar mode. Its characteristics include releasing codeearly and often, and actively seeking the largest possible pool ofpeer reviewers.

Jargon File 4.2.0
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary (Beta Version) - Cite This Source
bazaar1 [bəˈzaː] noun
an Eastern market place
Arabic: سوق (في الشّرق)
Chinese (Simplified): (东方国家的)市场
Chinese (Traditional): (東方國家的)市場
Czech: orientální trh
Danish: basar
Dutch: bazaar
Estonian: idamaine turg
Finnish: basaari
French: bazar
German: der Basar
Greek: παζάρι
Hungarian: bazár
Icelandic: basar
Indonesian: pasar
Italian: bazar
Japanese: 市場
Korean: (중동의) 시장
Latvian: (Austrumu) tirgus
Lithuanian: rytietiškas turgus
Norwegian: basar, marked
Polish: bazar
Portuguese (Brazil): bazar
Portuguese (Portugal): mercado
Romanian: bazar
Russian: (восточный) базар
Slovak: bazár
Slovenian: bazar
Spanish: bazar
Swedish: basar
Turkish: pazar, çarşı
bazaar2 [bəˈzaː] noun
a sale of goods of various kinds, especially home-made or second-hand
Arabic: سوق أدوات يَدَوِيّه أو رَخيصَه)
Chinese (Simplified): 集市
Chinese (Traditional): 集市
Czech: bazar
Danish: loppemarked; basar
Dutch: fancy-fair
Estonian: näitemüük
Finnish: myyjäiset
French: vente de charité
German: der Wohltätigkeitsbasar
Greek: παζάρι (για φιλανθρωπικούς σκοπούς)
Hungarian: bazár
Icelandic: basar, (flóa)markaður
Indonesian: pasar amal
Italian: vendita di beneficenza
Japanese: バザー
Korean: 바자
Latvian: labdarības tirdziņš
Lithuanian: mugė
Norwegian: basar; loppemarked
Polish: kiermasz
Portuguese (Brazil): bazar
Portuguese (Portugal): quermesse
Romanian: vânzare de lucruri uzate, *second hand
Russian: торговые ряды
Slovak: bazár, blší trh
Slovenian: prodaja v dobrodelne namene
Spanish: encante, mercado de segunda mano
Swedish: basar, loppmarknad
Turkish: kermes
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary (Beta Version), © 2000-2006 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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