Origin of registry
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This June, hawkish columnist Guy Bechor cited it in Yediot Aharonot—and attributed it to the Registry.
The Registry regularly produces tables of how many people officially reside in each settlement.
He also wrote that the Registry lists 385,000 settlers in the rest of the West Bank.
In the Registry, the settler population is always a few percent above the more accurate CBS figure.
The second number was 50 percent too high—and wasn't actually attributed to the Registry.
The lying that goes on in the Registry Court would astonish Englishmen.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
He had offered it to her on coming out of the Registry Office, and she had accepted it silently.Chance
There is much opposition to the enactment of a registry law.The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes
James Quay Howard
A young fellow that my groom got at a servants' registry office.
I could not do so, being merely the proprietor of a Servant's Registry Office.
- 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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Word Origin and History for registry
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