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Topic: MOTOR VEHICLES

Date: 1700-1800
Language: French
Origin: dépôt, from Latin depositus; DEPOSIT2

depot

noun
     
dep‧ot [countable]
1 a place where goods are stored until they are needed:
the company's distribution depot
2TTC

bus/tram etc depot

British English a place where buses etc are kept and repaired
3 American EnglishTTCTTT a railway station or bus station, especially a small one
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