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MARKET. A public place appointed by public authority, where all sorts of things necessary for the subsistence, or for the conveniences of life, are sold.
     2. Markets are generally regulated by local laws.
     3. By the term market is also understood the demand there is for any particular article; as, the cotton market in Europe is dull. Vide 15 Vin. Ab. 42; Com. Dig. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In summer this year, the president of Barcelona's La Boqueria market attended a London conference on the future of markets and fresh produce--and announced the 'twinning' of his market with Borough Market, arguably the oldest market in the metropolis.
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