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A service offered by a post office whereby mail is kept for an agreed period until collected by the addressee.
- ‘I was backpacking around central America when I got a message, poste restante, from Sophia, inviting me to her birthday party: ‘We're in Belize - why don't you come and join us?‘’
Mid 18th century: from French, literally ‘mail remaining’.
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