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storehouse

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Pronunciation: /ˈstɔːhaʊs
 
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Definition of storehouse in English:

noun

1A building used for storing goods.
Example sentences
  • Beside the town of Habuwa are remains of dwellings, storehouses and administrative buildings dating back to the Hyksos and the New Kingdom periods, as well as a great many ovens for baking bread to feed a large number of soldiers.
  • Investigations indicated the fire started from a temporary storehouse at the building's rear adjacent to a boiler room.
  • In addition to the hall there are many other buildings, such as storehouses, guest houses, workshops, stables, servants' houses, a bake-house or kitchen and a stone built chapel.
Synonyms
treasury, vault, strongroom;
arsenal, armoury;
in India & Malaysiagodown
archaic garner
1.1A large supply of something: an enormous storehouse of facts
More example sentences
  • Making use of the storehouse of the unconscious, the automatism of contemporary technologies, and the power of collective action, such groups present us with a truly alternative mode to the production of knowledge.
  • The write-ups are a storehouse of information for future generations.
  • In the environment there is a dimension that resists and escapes us: to reduce the world to a storehouse of materials for limited human purposes is thus to put in question any serious belief in an indestructible human value.

Words that rhyme with storehouse

poorhouse, whorehouse

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