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entrepot


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entrepot  \En`tre*p[^o]t"\,  n.  [F.] 
  A  warehouse;  a  magazine  for  depositing  goods,  stores,  etc.;  a 
  mart  or  place  where  merchandise  is  deposited;  as  an 
  entrep[^o]t  for  shipping  goods  in  transit. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entrepot 
  n  1:  a  port  where  merchandise  can  be  imported  and  re-exported 
  with  paying  import  duties  [syn:  {transshipment  center}] 
  2:  a  depository  for  goods;  "storehouses  were  built  close  to  the 
  docks"  [syn:  {storehouse},  {depot},  {storage},  {store}] 




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