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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



... Naivasha, and is 6230 ft. above the sea. It enjoys an excellent climate and is the centre of a European agricultural settlement. Kisumu or Port Florence (a term confined to the harbour) is a flourishing town built on a hill overlooking Victoria Nyanza. It is the entrepot for ...
— Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 - "Brescia" to "Bulgaria" • Various

... shawl industry was famous. The caprice of fashion a good many years ago decreed its ruin, but carpet weaving, for which Amritsar is still famous, fortunately did something to fill the gap. Amritsar has also been an entrepot of trade with other Asiatic countries. It has imported raw silk from Bokhara, and later from China, and woven it into cloth. It has dealt in China tea, but that is a decreasing trade, in opium from Afghanistan, and in charas from Central Asia. There ...
— The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir • Sir James McCrone Douie

... the decline, and the season of business and pleasure in the "Crescent City" was about commencing. Already the up-river steamers were afloat on all the tributary streams of the mighty Mississippi, laden with the produce of its almost limitless valley, and converging towards the great Southern entrepot of American commerce. I might expect a "down-boat" every day, or rather ...
— The Quadroon - Adventures in the Far West • Mayne Reid



Words linked to "Entrepot" :   powder magazine, powder store, port, storage warehouse, dump, deposit, storehouse, garner, warehouse, granary, depository, depot



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