Definition of Public Record Office in English:

Public Record Office

Line breaks: Pub¦lic Record Of¦fice

noun

(In the UK) an institution where official archives are kept for public inspection.
More example sentences
  • The will is preserved in the Public Record Office, London.
  • The Public Record Office for Northern Ireland was set up in Belfast in 1923.
  • His tomb of Dr John Yonge is now in the museum of the Public Record Office, London.

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