Definition of general delivery in English:

general delivery

Line breaks: gen|eral de|liv|ery

noun

  • North American term for poste restante.
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    • As I have no mailbox yet at all, and have used nothing but the P. O. box for all of my correspondence for years, I will have to go with the general delivery option, at least for the time being.
    • Till then, remote farming families had to trudge through all weathers to the nearest township to pick up their mail care of general delivery.
    • ‘Well, we only do general delivery for thirty days.’

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