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English definition of “registry office”

registry office

noun [C]    
in Britain, a place where births, deaths, and marriages are officially recorded and where you can get marriedPublic buildingsRelating to weddings
(Definition of registry office noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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