general post office
(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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British Dictionary definitions for general post office
General Post Office
(in Britain until 1969) the department of the central Government that provided postal and telephone services
the main post office in a locality
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