Department of the Interior
Interior In*te"ri*or, n. 1. That which is within; the internal or inner part of a thing; the inside. [1913 Webster]

2. The inland part of a country, state, or kingdom. [1913 Webster]

{Department of the Interior}, that department of the government of the United States which has charge of pensions, patents, public lands and surveys, the Indians, education, etc.; that department of the government of a country which is specially charged with the internal affairs of that country; the home department.

{Secretary of the Interior}, the cabinet officer who, in the United States, is at the head of the Department of the Interior. [1913 Webster]


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