noun Chiefly British.
a mailbox, especially one for public deposit of mail.

1745–55; post3 + box1 Unabridged
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postbox (ˈpəʊstˌbɒks)
chiefly (Brit) Also called: letter box a box into which mail is put for collection by the postal service

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