register office

  1. British a government office where civil marriages are performed and births, marriages, and deaths are recorded: Often called: registry office

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How to use register office in a sentence

  • The total expense, including superintendents and the register-office in London, would amount to about 80,000 per annum.

  • The man, previously instructed, drove rapidly off to the register office.

    Bluebell | Mrs. George Croft Huddleston
  • The watchman thanked him and went to the register office, where he found he was going in the wrong direction and returned.

    Scotch Wit and Humor | W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • Then came the scruples, the flight, the white cottage by the Thames, the marriage at the local register office.

    Diana Tempest, Volume I (of 3) | Mary Cholmondeley
  • On the spot where its old prison used to stand within the palace precincts, the diocesan register office was erected in 1760.