The interior of an entrepot.
entrepôt definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- A place where goods are stored or deposited and from which they are distributed.
- A trading or market center.
Origin: French, from entreposer, to store : entre, in, among (from Latin inter-; see inter-) + poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).
entrepôt - Business Definition
- A temporary storage facility. For example, a state might attempt to stimulate employment by establishing an entrepot where goods could be imported and exported without duties being paid.
- A financial center. London is a major entrepot where funds are collected and distributed to users.