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Farmers' market in Lhasa, Tibet
The Old Market building in Bratislava, Slovakia

A market, or marketplace, is regular gathering of people for the purchase and sale of provisions, livestock, and other goods. A place where buying and selling occurs.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> In different parts of the world they may be referred to as a souk (from the Arabic), bazaar (from the Persian), a fixed mercado (Spanish) or itinerant tianguis (Mexico), or palengke (Philippines). Some markets operate on most days; others may be held weekly, or on less frequent specified days.


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