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identity card

a card for identifying the bearer, giving name, address, and other personal data.
Origin of identity card
First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But he produced his identity card and handed it to the Myrmidon.

    Pagan Passions Gordon Randall Garrett
  • He'll make out a reporter's identity card for you and a photographer's card for me.

    Smugglers' Reef John Blaine
  • As the waiter brought coffee, he pulled out his wallet and showed the boys his identity card, driver's license, and business card.

    The Egyptian Cat Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • No identity card on this body either, but another letter—a sweetheart's one.

British Dictionary definitions for identity card

identity card

a card that establishes a person's identity, esp one issued to all members of the population in wartime, to the staff of an organization, etc
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