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US Post Office

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n US Post Office an independent agency of the federal government responsible for mail delivery (and sometimes telecommunications) between individuals and businesses in the United States
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Usage

In literature:

Some officers of the Ninth Cavalry met us at the station with the post ambulances.
"Vanished Arizona" by Martha Summerhayes
It was an officer of a quite other regiment who, one time when we were off duty, asked us to carry him to his post in the Dunes.
"Golden Lads" by Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason
At least, the Post Office gave us them, free to the B.E.F.
"Letters from France" by Isaac Alexander Mack
We're all of us going to be kids again, and play post-office.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
The post-office strike has already shown us what deplorable disasters even a skirmish can bring about.
"The Double Four" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
We were going to meet down at the post-office, the whole gang of us, and I had quite a spell to walk.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867" by Various
A porter assured us that we could get to the post-office in ten minutes, and that the road was quite straight.
"Godfrey Marten, Undergraduate" by Charles Turley
The officer of the day joined us here, and to him the lieutenant resigned the post of guide.
"With the French in France and Salonika" by Richard Harding Davis
A sentinel showed us the post-office, where I was to receive my hundred francs.
"The Conscript" by Émile Erckmann
A letter addressed to 'Raphael,' through the general post-office in that city, will find us.
"Tried for Her Life" by Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
Near the Post Office there is sniping from the roofs, and a hand grenade is thrown almost on top of us.
"The New Germany" by George Young
Come, Charley, let us walk to the post-office.
"The Funny Philosophers" by George Yellott
The tables of the Post Office reports tell us also that the issues of the 6d.
"Canada: Its Postage Stamps and Postal Stationery" by Clifton Armstrong Howes
The date at which apertures on the outside of Post Offices were first introduced is unknown to us even approximately.
"The History of the Post Office" by Herbert Joyce
Three meals a day concern us more than do post-offices and federal buildings, of however white marble or however noble facades.
"Behind the Mirrors" by Clinton W. Gilbert
While we were at this post General Augur and several of his officers paid us a visit for the purpose of reviewing the command.
"The Adventures of Buffalo Bill" by Col. William F. Cody
The report of the Post-office Department for the year ending June 30, 1910, lies before us as we write this chapter.
"The Modern Railroad" by Edward Hungerford
The General halted the wagon outside the post, and left us to go and report to the commanding officer.
"Tenting on the Plains" by Elizabeth B. Custer
Before we separated from the officers at the post they advised us that it would be imprudent for us to leave Caspar except with a strong party.
"The Awakening of the Desert" by Julius C. Birge
Neither of us is an expert and we should have no show with these post office robbers if we got into a fight where guns were used.
"The Launch Boys' Cruise in the Deerfoot" by Edward S. Ellis
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In news:

Chuck Cook/US PresswireJust another day at the office for Drew Brees, who posted a 97.2 Total QBR on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.
The US Postal Service is set to open another village post office in a retail outlet.
PORTLAND — Cliff Island residents can enjoy post-office services six hours on weekdays, rather than the two hours proposed under a US Postal Service downsizing plan, it was announced last week.
US Post Office to Consider Closing Nearly 3,700 Branches.
Traditionally the Monday before Christmas is the busiest day of the year for the US Post Office .
A new plan by the US Postal Service that will save Arendtsville's post office, and many others that were threatened nationwide, but will cut the hours the offices remain open.
Marie Noplos / Daily Journal: Fergus Falls US post office and courthouse.
Oregon's Senator Jeff Merkley announced Tuesday that he will be offering an amendment to major legislation overhauling the US Postal Service (USPS) to save rural post office s now targeted for closure.
Postal Service trucks are seen parked near the loading dock at the US Post Office sort center Aug 12, 2011, in San Francisco.
Crunch time at US Postal Service : Five questions about post office closings.
They found a blue Chevrolet pickup truck inside a US Post Office .
A US Postal Service representative serving upstate New York said a proposal to close is available at the post office for public review and comment through Aug 5.
Traditionally the Monday before Christmas is the busiest day of the year for the US Post Office.
Crunch time at US Postal Service: Five questions about post office closings.
The US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that two news executives for the Phoenix New Times can sue the Maricopa County sheriff 's office for their arrests in 2007, according to the Huffington Post.
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