depository library

noun

Definition of depository library

: a library designated to receive U.S. government publications

First Known Use of depository library

circa 1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Depository library.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/depository%20library. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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