general delivery

noun

Definition of general delivery

: a department of a post office that handles the delivery of mail at a post office window to persons who call for it

Examples of general delivery in a Sentence

  1. The letter is addressed to general delivery.

First Known Use of general delivery

1846


GENERAL DELIVERY Defined for English Language Learners

general delivery

noun

Definition of general delivery for English Language Learners

  • : a department in a post office that keeps a person's mail until that person comes to the post office to get it


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