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telephone book

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noun
  1. a book, directory, or the like, usually containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers in a city or other area, together with their addresses and telephone numbers.
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Origin of telephone book

First recorded in 1910–15
Also called telephone directory.
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British Dictionary definitions for telephone directory

telephone directory

noun
  1. a book listing the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of subscribers in a particular area
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