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trading post

noun [C] uk   us  
a small place, especially in the past, far from other places in which people live, where goods can be bought and sold or exchanged: New York was originally a Dutch trading post.
Translations of “trading post”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指舊時遠離人口居住區的)貿易站…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指旧时远离人口居住区的)贸易站…
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