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  • 1 Post-Office box — noun a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for • Syn: ↑PO Box, ↑POB, ↑call box, ↑letter box • Hypernyms: ↑compartment * * * noun : a rented compartment in a post office for the keeping of mail that is not to be de …

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  • 2 post-office box — /ˈpoʊst ɒfəs bɒks/ (say pohst ofuhs boks) noun 1. (in a post office) a numbered compartment into which letters addressed to a particular individual or firm are put until called for. Abbrev.: PO Box 2. Electricity a portable type of Wheatstone… …

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  • 3 post-office box — (in a post office) a locked compartment into which the mail of a box renter is put to be called for. Abbr.: POB, P.O.B. [1825 35, Amer.] * * * …

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  • 4 Union Bay Post Office — The Union Bay Post Office in the community of Union Bay, British Columbia, Canada, was built in 1913 and is one of only two old wooden post offices left in Canada. The main floor of the building is still used by Canada Post to serve the Union Bay …

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  • 5 Defense of the Polish Post Office in Danzig — (today Gdańsk) Part of the Invasion of Poland …

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  • 6 United States Post Office and Court House (Davenport, Iowa) — United States Post Office and Court House U.S. National Register of Historic Places …

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  • 7 U.S. Post Office (Belvidere, Illinois) — Infobox nrhp name = Belvidere U.S. Post Office nrhp type = caption = lat degrees = lat minutes = lat seconds = lat direction = long degrees = long minutes = long seconds = long direction = location = Belvidere, Boone County, Illinois, USA nearest …

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  • 8 Terminal Railway Post Office — Terminal railway post offices were sorting facilities which were established by the Railway Mail Service to speed the distribution of parcel post. These offices were usually located in or near railroad stations in major cities or junction points …

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  • 9 Christmas in the post-War United States — New Orleans department store Santa Claus, 1954 Christmas in the United States during the post War years (1946–1964) reflected a period of peace, productivity, and prosperity. Americans staged sumptuous Christmases and enjoyed a variety of holiday …

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  • 10 post — I. n. 1. Pillar, column, support. 2. Station, position, seat. 3. Office, employment, place, situation, station. 4. Messenger, intelligencer, mercury. 5. Postman, courier, letter carrier, express, mail carrier. 6. Mail. 7. Speed …

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  • 11 Post box — For other uses, see Mailbox. Post boxes in Australia The yellow box is for express mail …

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  • 12 The Holocaust — Holocaust and Shoah redirect here. For other uses, see Holocaust (disambiguation) and Shoah (disambiguation). Selection on …

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  • 13 The Runaway Bride (Doctor Who) — 178 – The Runaway Bride Doctor Who episode The Doctor tries to persuade Donna to jump into the TARDIS …

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  • 14 The Fortunes of Richard Mahony — infobox Book | name = The Fortunes of Richard Mahony title orig = translator = image caption = author = Henry Handel Richardson illustrator = cover artist = Sheila Perry (1954) country = Australia language = English series = genre = Novel… …

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  • 15 The Emergency in Ballincollig — When the Second World War broke out in 1939, it had a huge effect on those on either side, but also those on neither side. The Emergency, as the War was called in Ireland, had a profound effect on those living in Ireland. The way of life in… …

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  • 16 The Celtic Rite —     The Celtic Rite     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Celtic Rite     This subject will be treated under the following seven heads:     I. History and Origin; II. Manuscript Sources; III. The Divine Office; IV. The Mass; V. the Baptismal Service; …

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  • 17 The Gallican Rite —     The Gallican Rite     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Gallican Rite     This subject will be treated under the following six heads:     I. History and Origin; II. MSS. and Other Sources; III. The Liturgical Year; IV. The Divine Office; V. The… …

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  • 18 The United States of America —     The United States of America     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The United States of America     BOUNDARIES AND AREA     On the east the boundary is formed by the St. Croix River and an arbitrary line to the St. John, and on the north by the… …

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  • 19 The Carmelite Order —     The Carmelite Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Carmelite Order     One of the mendicant orders.     Origin     The date of the foundation of the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has been under discussion from the fourteenth century to …

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  • 20 The Office (U.S. TV series) — The Office Genre Sitcom Mockumentary Created by Ricky Gervais Stephen Merchant …

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