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urban 99

urban 99
 n.— «A 100,000-square-foot cap on the size of new stores in Tampa, Fla., led Wal-Mart to develop a store 1,000 square feet under the cap. It was successful and the retailer replicated the design in a number of other places around the country, dubbing it the “urban 99.”» —“Senate pushing forward with bill to control big-box stores” by Ross Sneyd Rutland Herald (Vt.) May 5, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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