[ rej-uh-stree ]
/ ˈrɛdʒ ə stri /

noun, plural reg·is·tries.

a place where a register is kept; an office of registration.
the state of being registered.
the nationality of a merchant ship as shown on its register.

Origin of registry

First recorded in 1475–85; regist(er) + -ry Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for registry


/ (ˈrɛdʒɪstrɪ) /

noun plural -tries

a place where registers are kept, such as the part of a church where the bride and groom sign a register after a wedding
the registration of a ship's country of origina ship of Liberian registry
another word for registration
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