(Matthew 20:3; Mark 12:38; Luke 7:35; Acts 16:19) (any open place of public resort in cities or towns where public trials and assemblies were held and goods were exposed for sale. "The market-places or bazaars of the East were, and are at this day, the constant resort of unoccupied people, the idle, the news-mongers." --Hackett s Ill. S.S. --ED.)
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Market-places'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".