Definition of copyright library in English:

copyright library

Syllabification: cop·y·right li·brar·y

noun

British A library entitled to receive one free copy of each book, pamphlet, map, music sheet or score, and periodical published in the UK. See also Bodleian Library.
More example sentences
  • The National Library of Scotland, a copyright library which received editions of all my books, also refused to say anything.
  • Edinburgh has great cultural assets, the Festival, the National Gallery of Scotland, the Portrait Gallery and the copyright library.
  • Significantly, I could not find it in any university in my region, so I travelled to the nearest copyright library (in Oxford).

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