post-office

  • 1 Post office — Post Post, n. [F. poste, LL. posta station, post (where horses were kept), properly, a fixed or set place, fem. fr. L. positus placed, p. p. of ponere. See {Position}, and cf. {Post} a pillar.] 1. The place at which anything is stopped, placed,… …

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  • 2 Post office — Post of fice, n. See under 4th {Post}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Post office — For other uses, see Post office (disambiguation). A post office in Oxford, England, UK A post office is a facility forming part of a postal system for the posting, receipt, sorting, handling, transmission or delivery of mail.[ …

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  • 4 post office — noun Date: 1652 1. a government department or agency handling the transmission of mail 2. a local branch of a national post office handling the mail for a particular place or area 3. a game in which a player acting as postmaster or postmistress… …

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  • 5 Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts — Post Office Square (est. 1874) in Boston, Massachusetts is located in the financial district at the intersection of Milk, Congress, Pearl and Water Streets.[1][2] It was named in 1874 after the post office which fronted it,[3] now replaced by the …

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  • 6 Post Office Square, Brisbane — Post Office Square is a public square which is built over a collection of shops. The square is situated between Queen Street and Adelaide Street, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.Post Office Square was opened on 5 April 1984.The Post Office Square …

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  • 7 Post Office (novel) — Post Office (1971) is a novel written by Charles Bukowski. In the same way that Ham On Rye can be said to be an autobiographical account of Bukowski s childhood, Post Office may be said to be an autobiographical account of Bukowski s later years …

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  • 8 Post Office Square — can refer to either of the following:* Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts * Post Office Square, Brisbane Post Office Square in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia …

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  • 9 Post Office Ltd. — Infobox Company name = Post Office Ltd type = Wholly owned subsidiary genre = foundation = 1986 founder = location city = location country = location = 80 86 Old Street, London EC1V 9NN origins = key people = area served = United Kingdom industry …

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  • 10 Post Office Rifles — The Post Office Rifles was a unit of the British Army, first formed in 1868 from volunteers. The unit evolved several times until 1921, after which the name was lost during one of many reorganisations.[1] Contents 1 Beginnings 2 Service in Egypt …

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  • 11 Post office box — A post office box (often abbreviated P.O. Box or PO Box) is a uniquely addressable lockable box located on the premises of a post office station. In many countries, particularly in Africa, and the Middle East there is no door to door delivery of… …

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  • 12 Post Office Protocol — In computing, local e mail clients use the Post Office Protocol version 3 (POP3), an application layer Internet standard protocol, to retrieve e mail from a remote server over a TCP/IP connection. POP3 and IMAP4 (Internet Message Access Protocol) …

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  • 13 Post Office Sorting Van — Infobox DMU name = British Rail Post Office Sorting Van imagesize = 300px background = #0033cc caption = NSA 80390 Ernie Gosling on display at Doncaster Works open day on 27 July 2003. This vehicle was operated by EWS country wide in the consist… …

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  • 14 Post Office Stowage Van — Infobox DMU name = British Rail Post Office Stowage Van imagesize = 300px background = #0033cc caption = Manufacturer = BR Wolverton York Operator = British Rail Formation = Built = LinesServed = InService = 1959 2004 CarLength = 64ft 6in… …

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  • 15 Post Office Squirrel savings account — The Post Office Squirrel savings account was a New Zealand savings’ programme set up through the New Zealand Post Office to encourage younger citizens to save money. It is no longer active …

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  • 16 Post Office circulars — From the introduction of the Penny Black by the British postal system, Post Office Circulars have been sent out from the main office, (originally in Edinburgh), to give information and examples of the new postage stamps which were coming into… …

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  • 17 Post Office Research Station — The Post Office Research Station at Dollis Hill, London, was first established in 1921 and opened by the Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald in 1933.In 1943, the world s first programmable electronic computers, Colossus Mark 1 and the further nine… …

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  • 18 U.S. Post Office — may refer to the United States Post Office Department (1792–1971) or to the United States Postal Service (since 1971). The term may also refer to individual buildings, many of which have historical or architectural significance. Some noted… …

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  • 19 Old Post Office — Old Post Office, or Former Post Office, may refer to: United Kingdom Old Post Office, Bristol Tintagel Old Post Office, Tintagel United States (ordered by state and city) Old Athens, Alabama Main Post Office in Athens, Alabama, listed on the… …

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  • 20 Railway post office — In the United States a railway post office, commonly abbreviated as RPO, was a railroad car that was normally operated in passenger service as a means to sort mail en route, in order to speed delivery. The RPO was staffed by highly trained… …

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