corn exchange

corn exchange
an exchange where grains are bought and sold
Hypernyms: ↑exchange

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corn exchange noun
A building where trade in corn is (or was) carried on
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Main Entry:corn

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corn exchange UK US noun [countable] [singular corn exchange plural corn exchanges] british
a place where corn was bought and sold in the past
Thesaurus: markets and market stallshyponym

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ˈcorn exchange [corn exchange] noun (BrE)
a building where grain used to be bought and sold

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