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post office:

see postal servicepostal service,
arrangements made by a government for the transmission of letters, packages, and periodicals, and for related services. Early courier systems for government use were organized in the Persian Empire under Cyrus, in the Roman Empire, and in medieval Europe.
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Post office

An office or building where letters and parcels are received and sorted, and from where they are distributed and then dispatched to various destinations.

post office

[′pōst ‚ȯf·əs]
(computer science)
The software and files in an electronic mail system that receive messages and deliver them to recipients.

post office

An office or building where letters and parcels are received and sorted, and from where they are distributed and dispatched to various destinations.

Post Office

a government department or authority in many countries responsible for postal services and often telecommunications
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24th, gone to the Post Office to ask for the letter which Mademoiselle had called for and received on the previous evening.
It would seem, then, that the man who went to the Post Office to inquire for the letter must have been the murderer.
40, Post Office, about ten o'clock on the morning of the 24th of October.
The most serious fact is that Monsieur Darzac was, at the very same time that his double presented himself at the Post Office, scheduled for a lecture at the Sorbonne.
A week later the Post Office Department ruled that the paper was seditious, and barred it entirely from the mails.
For he felt, gentlemen, that for a guard he didn't know, to call him Jack Martin, was a liberty which the Post Office wouldn't have sanctioned if they had known it.
As a commercial man, he felt that the mail-bags were not to be trifled with, and he resolved to memorialise the Post Office on the subject, the very instant he reached London.
It was a four-page weekly, which sold for less than half a cent a copy; its regular subscription list was a quarter of a million, and it went to every crossroads post office in America.
For the sake of exercise, she resolved to carry her letter to the village post office and return along the Riverside Road, whereby she had seen hemlock growing.
Minhas said that these three post offices have been restored on the assurance of the residents of the respective areas for providing guards, CCTV cameras and safety gadgets at their own expenses for security of the post office employees.
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