post office box


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post office box

n.
A compartment at a central mailing location, in which a patron's incoming mail is held until picked up by the patron.

post office box

n
a private numbered place in a post office, in which letters received are kept until called for
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Hiram Sloane told me the other day that a big envelope addressed to the Rollings Reliable Baking Powder Company of Montreal had been dropped into the post office box a month ago, and she suspicioned that somebody was trying for the prize they'd offered for the best story that introduced the name of their baking powder.
ORDER FROM: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Post Office Box 2399, Missoula, MT 59806.
conglomerate Ingersoll-Rand set up a post office box in Bermuda and registered it as its corporate headquarters, Johnston writes.
As a result, a growing number of SMEs are targeting post office box customers.
If you have a post office box, it's better to use that; if not, and you feel a need to add an address, use your work address and phone number.
With white mail, it's important to use the appropriate MBNA post office box.
The group, which operates from a post office box in San Diego, says it wants to sign up one million people to pray for the nation.
Interested individuals can purchase the Pocketguide to Gangs Across America and Their Symbols for $10 (free shipping) directly through the creators, a law enforcement consulting company, made up of a diverse cadre of law enforcement officers from across the United States, called CTS Associates Incorporated, located at Post Office Box 1001, Patchogue, New York 11772-0800.
Full-length manuscripts of at least 40,000 words, accompanied by a submission form and $25 entry fee, should be forwarded by 1 February 2004 to Paraclete Fiction Award, Paraclete Press, Post Office Box 1568, Orleans, MA 02653.
Promovetro has a telephone service line, a post office box and a Web site in the works.
For information about the Institute please contact them at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies Post Office Box 85800, San Diego, California 92186-5800; call- 858.

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