English version

pillar box

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Mail
pillar boxˈpillar box noun  letterbox.jpg [countable] British English old-fashionedTCM a large red tube-shaped box for posting letters that stands on streets in Britain syn postbox, → letterbox
Examples from the Corpus
pillar boxHow my heart leaped to see a red pillar box once more, on the other side of the compound!Mrs Southworth from the Hall was at the pillar box, posting a letter.
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