store·​house | \ ˈstȯr-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce storehouse (audio) \

Definition of storehouse

1 : a building for storing goods (such as provisions) : magazine, warehouse
2 : an abundant supply or source : repository a storehouse of information

Examples of storehouse in a Sentence

the company has a large storehouse filled with lumber for manufacturing its line of furniture
Recent Examples on the Web The boreal forests in the Arctic and the Congo rainforest also safeguard, just below the surface, huge deposits of peat, the largest storehouse of carbon on the planet. Washington Post, 1 Apr. 2022 The king’s statue, composed of 4,000 pounds of the metal, was a tempting storehouse of potential ammunition. Wendy Bellion, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Jan. 2022 Build a storehouse of knowledge that can respond to challenges aired. Simone E. Morris, Forbes, 30 Oct. 2021 Mechanical engineer Brent Yamasaki set out amid the recent blistering heat wave to take stock of the giant dams, pumps and pipes that support Diamond Valley Lake in Riverside County, the largest storehouse of water in Southern California. Los Angeles Times, 22 June 2021 For the next decade, the team examined skeletal remains and artifacts recovered from the site, until ISIS razed the dig’s storehouse. Bridget Alex, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 June 2021 Even such a slow-motion shutdown is momentous because the Emersons will leave an immense storehouse of recordings, protégés, and memories plus a legacy of lofty standards. Justin Davidson, Vulture, 26 Aug. 2021 Countries and companies doing business with China could be required to use the digital RMB—giving Beijing an unprecedented storehouse of business data. Charlie Campbell, Time, 11 Aug. 2021 Ideally there would be multiple identical copies stored in multiple libraries, so the failure of one storehouse wouldn’t extinguish the knowledge within. Jonathan Zittrain, The Atlantic, 30 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of storehouse

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Apr 2022

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“Storehouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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store·​house | \ ˈstȯr-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce storehouse (audio) \
plural storehouses\ -​ˌhau̇-​zəz \

Kids Definition of storehouse

1 : a building for storing goods
2 : a large supply or source a storehouse of information

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