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 for depot
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Depot \De"pot\ (d[=e]"p[-o]; French d[asl]*p[=o]"; 277), n. [F.
     d['e]p[^o]t, OF. depost, fr. L. depositum a deposit. See
     Deposit, n.]
     1. A place of deposit for the storing of goods; a warehouse;
        a storehouse.
        [1913 Webster]
              The islands of Guernsey and Jersey are at present
              the great depots of this kingdom.     --Brit. Critic
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Mil.)
        (a) A military station where stores and provisions are
            kept, or where recruits are assembled and drilled.
        (b) (Eng. & France) The headquarters of a regiment, where
            all supplies are received and distributed, recruits
            are assembled and instructed, infirm or disabled
            soldiers are taken care of, and all the wants of the
            regiment are provided for.
            [1913 Webster]
     3. A railway station; a building for the accommodation and
        protection of railway passengers or freight. [U. S.]
     Syn: See Station.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: station where transport vehicles load or unload passengers
           or goods [syn: terminal, terminus, depot]
      2: a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the
         docks" [syn: storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "depot":
     archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin,
     bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, bunker, buttery, cargo dock,
     cellar, chest, closet, conservatory, crate, crib, cupboard,
     depository, dock, drawer, dump, exchequer, glory hole, godown,
     hold, hutch, library, locker, lumber room, lumberyard, magasin,
     magazine, rack, repertory, repository, reservoir, rick, shelf,
     stack, stack room, stock room, storage, store, storehouse,
     storeroom, supply base, supply depot, tank, terminal, terminus,
     treasure house, treasure room, treasury, vat, vault, warehouse,
     wine cellar

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