Words nearby entrepôt
How to use entrepôt in a sentence
When the Mahommedans first invaded that region Ghazni was a wealthy entrepot of the Indian trade.
Northern Illinois filled rapidly with a thrifty farming population, and the town of Chicago became an entrepot.The Old Northwest|Frederic Austin Ogg
Sacramento City had been laid out, lots were being rapidly sold, and the town was being built up as an entrepot to the mines.The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete|William T. Sherman
The physical resources of this region are of such a nature and variety as to make Mackinaw city the entrepot of a vast commerce.Old Mackinaw|W. P. Strickland.
Chusan was occupied by the Japanese during the Ming dynasty, and served as an important commercial entrepot.
British Dictionary definitions for entrepôt
- a trading centre or port at a geographically convenient location, at which goods are imported and re-exported without incurring liability for duty
- (as modifier)an entrepôt trade