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English definition of “post office”

post office

a place where stamps are sold , and from where letters and packages are sent : a post office branch/counter/network 2000 out of 5000 post office counters have been closed . a local post office the main / central post office
(Definition of post office noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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