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land office

noun
1.
a government office for the transaction of business relating to public lands.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85, Americanism
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  • Information for two military warrants may appear if the number was duplicated by the land office.
  • Catering trucks and a ice cream vendors were doing a land office business.
British Dictionary definitions for land office

land office

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) an office that administers the sale of public land
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