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general post office

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  1. (in the U.S. postal system) the main post office of a city, county, etc., that also has branch post offices. Abbreviation: G.P.O., GPO
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Origin of general post office

First recorded in 1650–60
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Related Words for general post office

mail, GPO, PO, postmaster

British Dictionary definitions for general post office

General Post Office

  1. (in Britain until 1969) the department of the central Government that provided postal and telephone services
  2. the main post office in a locality
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