1475–85; regist(er) + -ry Unabridged
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registry (ˈrɛdʒɪstrɪ)
n , pl -tries
1.  a place where registers are kept, such as the part of a church where the bride and groom sign a register after a wedding
2.  the registration of a ship's country of origin: a ship of Liberian registry
3.  another word for registration

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Example sentences for registries
In the uk, there are two separate registries for border collies.
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