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English definition of “land office”

land office

noun [S]
 
 
PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT in the US, a government department that deals with the sale of public land: The land office has received two private bids for the 9,270-acre property.
do a land-office business US to be very successful in doing business: Cruise ships sailing from North American ports did a land-office business with more departures from more domestic ports than ever before.
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