noun \ˈre-jə-strē\

: a place where official records are kept

: a book or system for keeping an official list or record of items

plural reg·is·tries

Full Definition of REGISTRY

:  the nationality of a ship according to its entry in a register :  flag
:  a place of registration
a :  an official record book
b :  an entry in a registry

Examples of REGISTRY

  1. the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
  2. <got a copy of the couple's bridal registry from the store's computer and scanned it for items we could afford>

First Known Use of REGISTRY



noun \ˈrej-ə-strē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural reg·is·tries

Medical Definition of REGISTRY

: a place where data, records, or laboratory samples are kept and usually are made available for research or comparative study <a cancer registry>
: an establishment at which nurses available for employment are listed and through which they are hired


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