land-office business


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land-of·fice business

(lănd′ô′fĭs, -ŏf′ĭs)
n.
A thriving, extensive, or rapidly moving volume of trade.

land-office business

n
informal US and Canadian a booming or thriving business

land′-of`fice busi′ness


n.
a lively, booming, expanding, or very profitable business.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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Noun1.land-office business - very large and profitable volume of commercial activity
business - the volume of commercial activity; "business is good today"; "show me where the business was today"
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