Example sentences for: depot

How can you use “depot” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A little museum documents how this sleepy village of a few hundred inhabitants was once a gold rush boomtown and the major construction depot for the C.P.R.

  • By this measure, the companies' analysts figure, the combination of Staples' 553 superstores in 100 markets across the United States and Canada and Office Depot's 571 North American outlets (mostly superstores) would still command less than 10 percent of the market.

  • The choice went to Bytown, a puny lumber depot renamed Ottawa after the river on which it stood, diplomatically situated between Upper and Lower Canada.

  • Today's announcement that, as of Monday, Union Carbide, Sears, Chevron, and Goodyear will be replaced by Home Depot, SBC Communications, Microsoft, and Intel (the latter two being the first Nasdaq stocks ever to appear in the Dow) is fine testimony to what all of us already knew: that the U.S. economy has changed dramatically in the last two decades, and that former industrial powerhouses have been superseded by the avatars of the New Economy.

  • Officials now admit that, in March 1991, troops were exposed to low levels of the nerve gas sarin when an Army battalion destroyed an Iraqi ammunitions depot.


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