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general post office

noun
1.
(in the U.S. postal system) the main post office of a city, county, etc., that also has branch post offices.
Abbreviation: G.P.O., GPO.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60

Government Printing Office

noun, U.S. Government
1.
the federal agency that prints and disseminates publications for other federal agencies.
Abbreviation: G.P.O., GPO.
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British Dictionary definitions for g. p. o.

General Post Office

noun
1.
(in Britain until 1969) the department of the central Government that provided postal and telephone services
2.
the main post office in a locality
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