poste rest-antes

poste restante

[pohst re-stahnt or, esp. British, res-tahnt; French pawst res-tahnt]
noun
1.
a direction written on mail to indicate that it should be held at the post office until called for by the addressee.
2.
Chiefly British. a department in charge of such mail.

Origin:
1760–70; < French: literally, standing post

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poste restante (ˈpəʊst rɪˈstænt, French pɔst rɛstɑ̃t)
 
n
1.  (not in the US and Canada) an address on mail indicating that it should be kept at a specified post office until collected by the addressee
2.  the mail-delivery service or post-office department that handles mail having this address
 
[French, literally: mail remaining]

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