post office station


post office station
post office station - A unit of a main post office that is within the corporate limits of the city or town of the main post office. (Compare with post office branch)

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • post office branch — A unit of a main post office that is outside the corporate limits of the city or town of the main post office. (Compare with post office station) (Also called classified branch) …   Glossary of postal terms

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  • post office — noun a) A place (building, office, shop, or counter) concerned with the business of delivering letters, post or mail and selling stamps, etc. b) An organisation that delivers letters (for example, Cana …   Wiktionary

  • U.S. Post Office — may refer to the United States Post Office Department (1792–1971) or to the United States Postal Service (since 1971). The term may also refer to individual buildings, many of which have historical or architectural significance. Some noted… …   Wikipedia


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