American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A railroad or bus station.
- n. A warehouse or storehouse.
- n. A storage installation for military equipment and supplies.
- n. A station for assembling military recruits and forwarding them to active units.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A place of deposit; a depository; a warehouse or storehouse for receiving goods for storage, sale, or transfer, as on a railroad or other line of transportation.
- n. Specifically A railroad-station; a building for the accommodation and shelter of passengers and the receipt and transfer of freight by railroad.
- n. Milit.: A military magazine, as a fort, where stores, ammunition, etc., are deposited; or a station where recruits for different regiments are received and drilled, and where soldiers who cannot accompany their regiments remain.
- n. The headquarters of a regiment, where all supplies are received and whence they are distributed.
- n. In Great Britain, that portion of a battalion, generally consisting of two companies, which remains at home when the rest are ordered on foreign service.
- n. In fortification, a particular place at the tail of the trenches, out of the reach of the cannon of the place, where the troops generally assemble who are ordered to attack the outworks.
- n. Sometimes written with the French accents, dépôt or depôt.
- n. Synonyms Depot, Station, Freight-house. In the United States, at first the places for landing railroad-passengers and -freight were called depots, passenger-depots, freight-depots; but the use of station for the landing-place of passengers is gradually increasing, while freight-house is the most common word for a separate storage-place.
- n. Milit.: A place where military prisoners are confined.
- n. a warehouse or similar storage facility
- n. US a bus or railway station
- n. a place where military recruits are assembled before being sent to active units
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A place of deposit for the storing of goods; a warehouse; a storehouse.
- n. A military station where stores and provisions are kept, or where recruits are assembled and drilled.
- n. (Eng. & France) The headquarters of a regiment, where all supplies are received and distributed, recruits are assembled and instructed, infirm or disabled soldiers are taken care of, and all the wants of the regiment are provided for.
- n. United States A railway station; a building for the accommodation and protection of railway passengers or freight.
- n. a depository for goods
- n. station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
- From French dépôt, from Old French depost, from Medieval Latin dēpositum, from Latin, participle of dēpōnō, dēpōnere. (Wiktionary)
- French dépôt, from Old French depost, from Latin dēpositum, something deposited, from neuter past participle of dēpōnere, to put down, deposit; see depone. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Today the site of the depot is partly occupied by an industrial estate, but there are remains to explore.”
“Early Tuesday evening, after Spooky and I picked Sonya up at the train depot, the three of us stopped off at Myopic Books in Wayland Square.”
“One of the final stops on the grand Einstein-Weizmann tour was Cleveland, where several thousands thronged the train depot to meet the visiting delegation.”
“The Beachwood Historical Alliance has been collecting photographs of that borough's train depot, shown here shortly before its demolition in the early 1960s, in an effort to bring it back to life as a comfort station on the trail to potentially aid the borough's ailing downtown district.”
“The Beachwood Historical Alliance has been collecting photographs of that borough's train depot, shown here shortly before its demolition in the early 1960s, in an effort to bring it back to life as a comfort station on the trail.”
“Read on and imagine a future Beachwood that could include an historic downtown with wider sidewalks, benches, streetlights, native trees and a bike path leading straight off the county rail trail from a rebuilt borough train depot/rail trail visitor center to the waterfront docks, beach and Mayo Park.”
“In August, Swiss citizen Oliver Flicker got three strokes of the cane and a seven-month jail term for breaking into a train depot and spraying graffiti on a train.”
“Next to the old train depot, the aged citizens encamped at the St. Davids Home for the”
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“We picked Sonya up from the train depot at 8: 30 p.m.”
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