- a place, esp. an open place, where goods are offered for sale
- the world of commerce: often used fig.: the marketplace of ideas
A woman shopping at a local marketplace.
The definition of a marketplace is a place where things are sold.
An example of a marketplace is a local farmer's market.
- An open area or square in a town where a public market or sale is set up.
- The world of business and commerce.
- A situation or place in which values, opinions, and ideas are put forward for debate or recognition: a marketplace for new ideas; the literary marketplace.
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- The boy ran through the crowded marketplace, dodging merchants' carts and weaving through the patrons.
- The principal street is Strandgaden, on the Nordnaes, parallel with the harbour, communicating inland with the torv or marketplace, which fronts the harbour and contains the fish and fruit market.
- The plan of Shakespeare's Stratford at least is preserved, for the road crossing Clopton's bridge is an ancient highway, and forks in the midst of the town into three great branches, about which the village grew up. The high cross no longer stands at the marketplace where these roads converged.
- It has a handsome marketplace with a statue of Frederick William III.; and there are extensive suburbs, of which the most important is Miinde.
- It is still in part surrounded by its medieval wall, and has an old marketplace, a castle and many old houses.