depositary

Definitions of depositary
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n a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping

Synonyms:
deposit, depository, repository
Examples:
Hagia Sophia
a 6th century masterpiece of Byzantine architecture in Istanbul; built as a Christian church, converted to a mosque in 1453, and made into a museum in the middle of the 20th century
Louvre Museum
an art museum that is a famous tourist attraction in Paris
Types:
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archive
a depository containing historical records and documents
bank, bank building
a building in which the business of banking transacted
drop
a central depository where things can be left or picked up
depository library, library
a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
lost-and-found
repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them
museum
a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
repertory
a storehouse where a stock of things is kept
sperm bank
a depository for storing sperm
depot, entrepot, storage, store, storehouse
a depository for goods
treasury
a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely
athenaeum, atheneum
a place where reading materials are available
chancery
an office of archives for public or ecclesiastic records; a court of public records
dump
a place where supplies can be stored
garner, granary
a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed
circulating library, lending library
library that provides books for use outside the building
magazine, powder magazine, powder store
a storehouse (as a compartment on a warship) where weapons and ammunition are stored
maildrop
a drop where mail can be deposited
railhead
a railroad depot in a theater of operations where military supplies are unloaded for distribution
science museum
a museum that collects and displays objects having scientific interest
treasure house
a storehouse for treasures
storage warehouse, warehouse
a storehouse for goods and merchandise
Type of:
facility, installation
a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry

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