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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.

Treasury Quotations

If taxation without consent is robbery, the United States government has never had, has not now, and is never likely to have, a single honest dollar in its treasury. If taxation without consent is not robbery, then any band of robbers have only to declare themselves a government, and all their robberies are legalized.
Lysander Spooner

Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled.
Ross Perot

There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious.
Harriet Ann Jacobs

Prosperity cannot be restored by raids upon the public Treasury.
Herbert Hoover
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Treasury Translations

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