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Registry

registry n

pl: -tries
1 : registration [an instrument filed for in the conveyance records "Louisiana Civil Code"]
2 : the nationality of a ship according to its entry in a register
3 : a place of registration
: a place where official records and documents are kept [the of motor vehicles] [ of deeds]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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