from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A government office that handles and keeps records of the sale or transfer of public land.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a government office in which the entries upon, and sales of, public land are registered, and other business respecting the public lands is transacted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See land office, under land.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a government office where business relating to public lands is transacted


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