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Definition of "depot" []

  • A railroad or bus station. (noun)
  • A warehouse or storehouse. (noun)
  • A storage installation for military equipment and supplies. (noun)
  • A station for assembling military recruits and forwarding them to active units. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "depot" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."