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land office

n.
A government office that handles and keeps records of the sale or transfer of public land.

land office

n
US and Canadian an office that administers the sale of public land

land′ of`fice


n.
a government office for the transaction of business relating to public lands.
[1675–85, Amer.]
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Noun1.land office - a government office where business relating to public lands is transactedland office - a government office where business relating to public lands is transacted
government office - an office where government employees work
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