reserve bank

reserve bank

noun
1.
one of the 12 principal banks of the U.S. Federal Reserve System.
2.
a bank authorized by a government to hold the reserves of other banks.

Origin:
1900–05

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reserve bank
 
n
one of the twelve banks forming part of the US Federal Reserve System

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