from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A financial institution, organized cooperatively or corporately, that holds the funds of its members or clients in interest-bearing accounts and certificates of deposit, invests these funds chiefly in home mortgage loans and may also offer checking accounts and other banking services.
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- n. a thrift institution that is required by law to make a certain percentage of its loans as home mortgages
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