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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
mart
noun
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
▪ Not a mall, Pepsi machine or convenience mart in sight.
▪ The mart will thus wind up and return £8 a share to its owners - a perverse victim of its own success.
▪ This could mean farmers getting involved before the cattle leave the farm and at the mart.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Mart

Mart \Mart\, n. [See Mars.]

  1. The god Mars. [Obs.]

  2. Battle; contest. [Obs.]
    --Fairfax.

Mart

Mart \Mart\, v. t. To buy or sell in, or as in, a mart. [Obs.]

To sell and mart your officer for gold To undeservers.
--Shak.

Mart

Mart \Mart\ (m[aum]rt), n. [Contr. fr. market.]

  1. A market.

    Where has commerce such a mart . . . as London?
    --Cowper.

  2. A bargain. [Obs.]
    --Shak.

Mart

Mart \Mart\, v. t. To traffic. [Obs.]
--Shak.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
mart

"market, gathering for buying and selling," mid-15c., from Middle Dutch markt, from Latin mercatus "trade" (see market).

Wiktionary
mart

Etymology 1 n. 1 A market. 2 (context obsolete English) A bargain. vb. 1 (context obsolete English) To buy or sell in, or as in a mart. 2 (context obsolete English) To traffic. Etymology 2

n. 1 '''Mart''' — The god http://en.wikipedi

  1. org/wiki/Mars_(god). 2 (context obsolete English) battle; contest.

WordNet
mart

n. an area in a town where a public mercantile establishment is set up [syn: marketplace]

Gazetteer
Mart, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
Population (2000): 2273
Housing Units (2000): 934
Land area (2000): 1.343414 sq. miles (3.479427 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.343414 sq. miles (3.479427 sq. km)
FIPS code: 46824
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 31.542704 N, 96.831151 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 76664
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Headwords:
Mart, TX
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Wikipedia
Märt

Märt is an Estonian masculine given name, a version of Martin.

People named Märt include:

  • Märt Avandi (born 1981), actor
  • Märt Israel (born 1983), discus thrower
  • Märt Kalbus, actor
  • Märt Kosemets (born 1981), football player
  • Märt Läänemets (born 1962), sinologist
  • Märt Rask (born 1950), jurist and politician
  • Märt Ringmaa (born 1938), convicted bomber
  • Märt Treier (born 1975), TV and radio journalist
  • Märt Väljataga (born 1965), literary scientist, critic and translator
Mart (broadcaster)

mArt (Multicultural Amsterdam Radio and Television) is a local broadcasting station in Amsterdam. Founded by people from Suriname, it was originally focused on the Surinamese community in Amsterdam, but is now broadening its horizons to other ethnic minorities. It is a non-profit organisation, run by volunteers and unemployed and funded by donors, sponsors and advertisements.

All broadcasts are on the Internet, with only a selection transmittes by radiowaves. As a result, it is also listened to in Suriname. For a long time, there were only radio transmissions, but as of early 2009, there are plans to also start TV transmissions, which are now, on the Internet, more easily done on a small budget.

Mart (given name)

Mart is a masculine given name in Dutch, Estonian and less often in English.

People named Mart include:

  • Mart Bax (born 1937), Dutch anthropologist
  • Mart Bras (born 1950), Dutch water polo player
  • Mart Crowley (born 1935), American playwright
  • Mart Dijkstra (born 1990), Dutch footballer
  • Mart Duggan (1848–1888), American gunfighter and lawman
  • Mart Green, American businessman
  • Mart Helme (born 1949), Estonian historian, journalist, diplomat and politician
  • Mart Kadastik (born 1955), Estonian journalist
  • Mart Kenney (1910–2006), Canadian jazz musician
  • Mart Kuusik (1877–1965), Estonian rower
  • Mart Laar (born 1960), Estonian politician and historian
  • Mart Laga (1936–1977), Estonian basketball player
  • Mart Lieder (born 1990), Dutch footballer
  • Mart McChesney (1954–1999), American actor
  • Mart Murdvee (born 1951), Estonian psychologist and scholar
  • Mart Nooij (born 1954), Dutch football manager
  • Mart Nutt (born 1962), Estonian politician and historian
  • Mart Ojavee (born 1981), Estonian cyclist
  • Mart Poom (born 1972), Estonian football goalkeeper
  • Mart Port (1922–2012), Estonian architect
  • Mart Raud (1903–1980), Estonian poet, playwright and writer
  • Mart Saar (1882–1963), Estonian composer
  • Mart Sander (born 1967), Estonian singer, actor, director, author and television host
  • Mart Siimann (born 1946), Estonian politician
  • Mart Smeets (born 1947), Dutch journalist
  • Mart Stam (1899–1986), Dutch architect and furniture designer
  • Mart Ummelas (born 1953), Estonian journalist

Usage examples of "mart".

Riding northward on his return from the Western Sudan in 1353, Ibn Battuta saw these desert-bordering marts in the flower of their prosperity.

And even later, after an exhilarating spin in the country, he arrived safe and blithesome at his well-appointed rooms in the Hotel Fulton, ready to remove with good soap and pure aqua the stains of mart and road before calling on Miss Bettina Stokes.

Hilke Marter and Zahn Glanz are sharing a bag of assorted Spanish nuts.

Hilke Marter will not let go, will not pack herself or any of her things, until this eagle can unfuddle enough to make up his mind and speak it clear.

Kunst ist das goettliche Feuer, das an die Welt gelegt werde, damit sie aufflamme und zergehe samt all ihrer Schande und Marter in erloesendem Mitleid!

Jordan had never thought to see the day when Ian would be dancing attendance on the simpering girls at marriage marts.

The few guildless marts who swept the floors and swatted dragonlice and cleaned the swarf were spat at, tripped, flicked with grease.

Allan Parrish, seventh Earl of Bridgeport, had been considered the top catch on the marriage mart for years, despite his determined disinterest in eligible females and despite the curse some still suspected hung over his head.

First the minibus driver, who gave me the lamest directions on earth, then the kid behind the cash register of a convenience mart, and finally an old guy sitting outside a barber shop.

We were soldiers, but not one of us wanted to be there, any more than the boys and girls sold at the Marts want to be there.

A program of tax reform was being instituted, so that no longer would farmers be impoverished by taxes, and of course the Boy and Girl Marts were abolished.

The strip had been torn from a perforated flap for one of the film envelopes used by a One-Hour Foto Mart in a Colgate shopping mall.

An Asian fellow, wearing rubber gloves, was visible through the plate glass window of the One-Hour Foto Mart, removing strips of film from the developer.

It took a long time for the quietness to return and while he waited for it Mart May stood quite still, turning the silver tin with the mints inside and the lettering on the outside, round and round slowly between his hands.

We left the Merchandise Mart and zapped off on a freeway to the Auto Show -- and suddenly it registered: The Stockyards Amphitheatre.