Sentence Examples


  • Side, formerly used as a coal depot by ships of the British navy.
  • It is the chief depot for grain raised in the Gezira, has oil and soap works, and is a thriving commercial centre, being on the main trade route between Khartum and Abyssinia.
  • It was founded in 1811, as a depot for the fur trade, by John Jacob Astor, in whose honour it was named.
  • The Chilean government has established its chief naval depot here.
  • The place owes its origin to the decision of the government in 1814 to form a naval depot on Milford Haven.