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English definition of “emporium”

emporium

noun [C]     /ɪmˈpɔːriəm/ (plural emporia, emporiums) old-fashioned
COMMERCE a large store selling a large range of goods, or a store selling a particular type of goods: This chain of discount emporia sells everything from wardrobes to paper clips. Welcome to the Chocolate Emporium - an online store selling every kind of chocolate imaginable.
(Definition of emporium noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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