A vault or safe is considered to be the most secure repository for valuable possessions; such as, jewelry or money.
Some books are great repositories of knowledge and even wisdom.2. A location where a natural resource is available: There are some countries that have repositories of salt which are being processed for human use.
There are simply too many areas in the world that desperately need sufficient repositories of water for their people, animals, and all kinds of plants.
Here are a few examples of repositories: warehouses, vaults, storerooms, banks, reservoirs, libraries, museums, web sites, natural resources, etc.3. Etymology: from Latin reposit-, "a stand on which food is stored"; from reponere, "to put away, to store"; from re-, "back, away" + ponere, "to put, to place."