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Definition of land office noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


land office

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  • a government office that keeps a record of areas of land and who owns them
  • Idioms
    do a land-office business
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    to do a lot of business and make a lot of money, usually in a short time Sellers of Yankees baseball paraphernalia did a land-office business when the team won the World Series.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: land office

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