paquebot mail

noun

Definition of paquebot mail

: mail to a U.S. address that originates on or is carried by a foreign ship outside of regular postal service and that on arrival of the ship in a U.S. port is transmitted by private messenger to the post office where it is canceled and forwarded through the regular mails

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“Paquebot mail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paquebot%20mail. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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