Definition of treasury :
1. A place or building in which stores of wealth are deposited; especially, a place where public revenues are deposited and kept, and where money is disbursed to defray the expenses of government; hence, also, the place of deposit and disbursement of any collected funds.
2. A repository of abundance; a storehouse.
3. A treasure.
4. Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, Maunder's of Botany.
5. That department of a government which has charge of the finances.
list (part of speech: noun)
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treasury (part of speech: noun)
- Therefore, as it was totally impossible that the treasury of any State could reward this extraordinary prince according to his merit, the speakers on Walpole's side mildly pleaded that they had only to fall back on the cold and commonplace rules of ordinary economy, and try to find out what sum the nation could really afford to hand over. - "A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4)", Justin McCarthy.
- He will find his natural and proper place in the end on the Treasury bench. - "Major Barbara", George Bernard Shaw.
- They didn't steal a dollar from the city treasury. - "Plunkitt of Tammany Hall", George Washington Plunkitt.