from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. that department of the government of the United States which has charge of pensions, patents, public lands and surveys, the Indians, education, etc.; that department of the government of a country which is specially charged with the internal affairs of that country; the home department.
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- n. the United States federal department charged with conservation and the development of natural resources; created in 1849
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