Telegram : Definition


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Definitions of Telegram

Pronunciation : Tel"e*gram
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Gr. -gram.]
Definition : Defn: A message sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.

Note: "A friend desires us to give notice that he will ask leave, at some convenient time, to introduce a new word into the vocabulary. It is telegram, instead of telegraphic dispatch, or telegraphic communication." Albany [N. Y.] Evening Journal (April 6, 1852).
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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