from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A place where goods are stored or deposited and from which they are distributed.
- n. A trading or market center.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A warehouse, depot.
- n. A commercial center, a place where merchandise is sent for additional processing and distribution.
- n. A point of entry for people, especially immigrants, into a city or country.
French, from entreposer, to store : entre, in, among (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
French entreposer ("to store") (Wiktionary)