An often large building which contains stores
of various interest. More often than not, there is ateast one large department store
usually at the end or the middle of the shopping mall. Also, some stores exist only to be part of a shopping mall.
There is also atleast one food court, again with most places existing only to be part of a shopping mall.
There is a striking phemenon where people tend to hang out at the shopping mall for no aparrent reason. These people are considered Mallrats.