post office

an office or station of a government postal system at which mail is received and sorted, from which it is dispatched and distributed, and at which stamps are sold or other services rendered.
(often initial capital letter) the department of a government charged with the transportation of mail.
a game in which one player is designated “postmaster” or “postmistress” and calls another player of the opposite sex into an adjoining room, ostensibly to receive a letter but actually to receive a kiss.


post-office, adjective Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
post office
a building or room where postage stamps are sold and other postal business is conducted

Post Office
a government department or authority in many countries responsible for postal services and often telecommunications

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Example sentences
Have your mail held at the post office, forwarded or have it collected by a
  friend and held.
They built a new post office and she couldn't take her animals to work.
Other amenities at the facility include a post office, laundry facilities, car
  care center and one-hour photo service.
He slips bogus money orders into her mailbox to lure her to the post office,
  and pilfers a stack of her personal mail.
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