any of a group of fashionable US clothes shops. The first was opened in San Francisco in 1969 and sold only jeans . The company later started developing its own range of clothes and now has shops in several other countries, including Britain, where they are called simply Gap.
Meaning of GAP in English
Oxford guide to British and American culture English vocabulary. Руководство по британской и американской культуре, Оксфордский английский словарь. 2005