Definition of registry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈredʒɪstri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈredʒɪstri//
(pl. registries)
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a place where registers are keptExtra examples He was forced to register in the sex offender registry. The certificate will have to be lodged at the registry. The deed of transfer must be entered at the land registry. The map is kept at the local land registry. The registry holds records of all major operations. They got married in a registry office. a central registry for all applicants fees for land registry the available data in the patient registry the growth of online gift registries
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: registry