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post office

noun

Simple Definition of post office

  • : a building where the mail for a local area is sent and received

  • the Post Office : the government department in charge of collecting and delivering mail

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of post office

  1. 1 :  a government department or agency handling the transmission of mail

  2. 2 :  a local branch of a national post office handling the mail for a particular place or area

  3. 3 :  a game in which a player acting as postmaster or postmistress may exact a kiss from one of the opposite sex as payment for the pretended delivery of a letter

1652

First Known Use of post office

1652


POST OFFICE Defined for Kids

post office

noun

Definition of post office for Students

  1. 1 :  postal service

  2. 2 :  a place where mail is received, handled, and sent out




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