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Entrepot   Listen
noun
Entrepot  n.  
1.
A warehouse; a magazine for depositing goods, stores, etc.
2.
A port where merchandise can be imported and re-exported with paying import duties; a mart or place where merchandise is deposited; as, an entrepôt for shipping goods in transit.
Synonyms: transshipment center.






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"Entrepot" Quotes from Famous Books



... Falls" of the West, was the entrepot of the Blue Grass region. It had been a place of some importance since Revolutionary days, for in seasons of low water the rapids in the Ohio at this point gave employment to scores of laborers who assisted the flatboatmen ...
— The Paths of Inland Commerce - A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway, Volume 21 in The - Chronicles of America Series • Archer B. Hulbert

... is the entrepot of the province, and the chief seat of its trade. On reaching it we halted, ...
— The Scalp Hunters • Mayne Reid

... go as near as possible to the hostile quarter, without absolutely entering it. To admit the latter, they proved to demonstration, would be changing the character of their own island from that of an entrepot to that of a mere thoroughfare. No reasonable monikin could expect it ...
— The Monikins • J. Fenimore Cooper

... commerce. Scylacium, on the bay which lies southward of the Iapygian promontory, was intended to revivify a decayed Greek settlement and to reawaken the industries of the desolated Bruttian coast; while Neptunia was seemingly the name of the new entrepot which he founded at the head of the Tarentine Gulf. It was apparently established on the land which Rome had wrested from Tarentum, and may have originally formed a town distinct from this Greek city, once the great seaport of Calabria, but retaining little of ...
— A History of Rome, Vol 1 - During the late Republic and early Principate • A H.J. Greenidge



Words linked to "Entrepot" :   dump, powder magazine, granary, store, powder store, deposit, storage warehouse, magazine, transshipment center, railhead, depository, warehouse, treasure house, depositary, storage, storehouse, port, garner, repository, depot



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