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land officenoun [S]

uk   us  
PROPERTY, GOVERNMENT in the US, a ​governmentdepartment that ​deals with the ​sale of ​publicland: The ​landoffice has received two ​privatebids 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 ​domesticports than ever before.
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