Definition of Strip mall

1. 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.

Definition of Strip mall

1. Noun. (American English) A shopping center consisting of a row of stores, typically with a parking lot in front, usually outdoors and along a road. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strip Mall

strip alert
strip away
strip bar
strip bars
strip cartoon
strip cartoons
strip club
strip clubs
strip cropping
strip down
strip joint
strip joints
strip lighting
strip loin
strip mall (current term)
strip mine
strip miner
strip mining
strip off
strip parties
strip party
strip poker
strip search
strip searched
strip searches
strip searching
strip show
strip steak
strip strategy

Literary usage of Strip mall

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to Yucatan, Cancun and Cozumel by Bruce Concord, June Concord (2003)
"Piste There are several posadas with cheap rooms in the strip mall- like town, such as the basic Posada Chac Mool, as well as the upscale Chichen Itza ..."

2. Falling from Heights by Chris F. Needham (2007)
"... alism and a father's sovereign dreams, that sad and shattered strip mall still known to some of us as Royal Heights. ..."

3. Costa Rica by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2006)
"Back down at El Cruce, where the road forks, almost hidden in the little strip mall behind a building, is a delicious Italian restaurant on two floors ..."

4. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"There's also, though, not a whole lot of interest right along here - a lot of factories and strip mall kinds of places - so you can move towards the better ..."

5. Federal Antitrust Policy in the Health Care Marketplace: Hearing Before the edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1997)
"... used corporations and "ghost" employees to funnel money to themselves; and invested hospital funds in an bland resort protect and a strip mall. ..."

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