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registry office

noun, British
a government office and depository in which records and civil registers are kept and civil marriages performed.
Origin of registry office
1720-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The back of the aircraft operates as an odd registry office, decorated for marriages.
British Dictionary definitions for registry office

registry office

(Brit) a name often used for a register office
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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