registry office

noun

Definition of registry office

British

  1. :  a place where marriages are performed and where records of births, marriages, and deaths are kept

Word by Word Definitions

registryplay
  1. :  registration, enrollment

    :  the nationality of a ship according to its entry in a register :  flag

    :  a place of registration

officeplay
  1. :  a special duty, charge, or position conferred by an exercise of governmental authority and for a public purpose :  a position of authority to exercise a public function and to receive whatever emoluments may belong to it

    :  a position of responsibility or some degree of executive authority

    :  a prescribed form or service of worship


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