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telegram

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Telephone, telegraph
telegramtel‧e‧gram /ˈteləɡræm/ noun [countable]  TCTa message sent by telegraph
Examples from the Corpus
telegramA telegram reached her on the train on her way home, and he met her at Barnstable.When cottages were on fire at Cosgrove in 1900 the Brigade was informed by telegram.His sons received the news by telegram and were apparently unperturbed.Bord and Clarke teased in a giddy opening night telegram.The idea was sound, but events of 14 July made it futile, for Bismarck's telegram had the desired effect.He stood with his cap in his hand until Sarah took the telegram.The telegram came on a gray, chilly April day.
From Longman Business Dictionarytelegramtel‧e‧gram /ˈteləgræm/ noun [countable] a message sent by TELEGRAPH (=by using radio signals or electrical signals along wire)
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