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postal code

noun
1.
British. postcode.
2.
Canadian. a mailing code system similar to the zip code in the U.S. and the postcode in Britain.
Origin of postal code
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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postal code

noun
1.
(Canadian) a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mail Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) postcode US equivalent zip code
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