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- n. Alternative spelling of entrepôt.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A warehouse; a magazine for depositing goods, stores, etc.
- n. a port where merchandise can be imported and re-exported with paying import duties; a mart or place where merchandise is deposited.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The depositing, storage, or warehousing of foreign merchandise while awaiting payment of duties, or transit or reëxportation without such payment; also, a warehouse or magazine where such storage is made, or a port where it is permitted.
- n. A mart, as a seaport or inland town, to which goods are sent to be distributed over a country or over the world wherever customers are found: as, London is the great entrepôt of the world; Shanghai and Hongkong are entrepôts for China.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a depository for goods
- n. a port where merchandise can be imported and then exported without paying import duties
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