Part of speech: noun

A place in which anything is kept.

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Usage examples "repository":

  1. Mr. Philipps, of the First Presbyterian Church, New York, advised him to study for the ministry, and he entered the Theological Seminary at Princeton, New Jersey in 1852. During his course there he contributed articles to the " Biblical Repository." - "Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ", Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D..
  2. And now a few dry sticks and a bunch of dry grass were brought, mine host drew from a convenient repository a brass tinder- box, with a stone and a piece of steel, and soon produced a blaze that brilliantly illuminated the scene. - "The Captive in Patagonia", Benjamin Franklin Bourne.
  3. They were the repository of all his thoughts, all his speculations, all his mental and spiritual experiences. - "The Last Harvest", John Burroughs.