Meaning of “the Ordnance Survey” in the English Dictionary

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"the Ordnance Survey" in British English

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the Ordnance Surveynoun [ S ]

uk /ˌɔːd.nəns ˈsɜː.veɪ/ us /ˌɔːrd.nəns ˈsɝː.veɪ/

the government organization that makes detailed official maps of Britain and Northern Ireland

(Definition of “the Ordnance Survey” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)