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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. That department of a government which has charge of the finances.
  3. A repository of abundance; a storehouse.
  4. Hence, a book or work containing much valuable knowledge, wisdom, wit, or the like; a thesaurus; as, " Maunder's Treasury of Botany."
  5. A treasure.
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Treasury Translations

treasury in German is Schatzamt, Schatzkammer
treasury in Latin is thesaurus
treasury in Swedish is skattkammare, finansdepartementet