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Outnumbered five to one in Britain, Scots made up 60 percent of the merchants in Bengal, Calcutta and Madras.

Others, notably large merchants, bought political influence and marriage into old families.

Does campaigning for others who are actual merchants have to itself meet their criteria?

The camp has a market street where merchants set up shop and sell their goods, mostly small food items and sweets.

The yakuza were traditionally federations of gamblers (bakuto) and street merchants (tekiya).

All the Italian merchants in the realm of France, called money lenders, seized by order of Philip the fair, for their ransoms.

Grain merchants and vegetable dealers jostled each other in the streets themselves.

Be silent, you that dwell in the island: the merchants of Sidon passing over the sea, have filled thee.

The merchants' agreements were, for whatever reason, much better observed in some places than in others.

In spite of these defections, the experiment was not without effect upon English merchants.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to merchants, such as: shopkeeper, trafficker, vendor, trader, broker, and seller.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.