Meaning of “land office” in the English Dictionary

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"land office" in Business English

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land officenoun [ S ]

uk us

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.

(Definition of “land office” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)