entrepôt

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noun en·tre·pôt \ˈäⁿ(n)-trə-ˌpō\

Definition of entrepôt

  1. :  an intermediary center of trade and transshipment

Origin and Etymology of entrepôt

French, from Middle French entrepost, from entreposer to put between, from entre- inter- + poser to pose, put


First Known Use: 1758


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