land office

a government office for the transaction of business relating to public lands.

1675–85, Americanism Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
land office
(US), (Canadian) an office that administers the sale of public land

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Example sentences
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.
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