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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.


money exchange, department of the treasury, cash register, Treasury Department, keep, money box, central money office, first lord of the treasury, storehouse, exchequer.

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