Part of speech: noun

A manufactory.

Part of speech: noun

A business establishment in charge of factors in a foreign country.

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Usage examples "factory":

  1. York Factory stands at the Hudson Bay end of the route, and Norway House at the entrance to Lake Winnipeg. - "The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History", Various.
  2. If only nothing has happened at the factory! - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
  3. Why, when I first walked into this town I hadn't a cent, sir, not a cent, and as for lodging, all the place I had for months and months was an old piano box up a lane, behind a factory. - "Literary Lapses", Stephen Leacock.