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telephone number

a set of figures identifying the telephone of a particular subscriber, and used in making connections to that telephone
(pl) extremely large numbers, esp in reference to salaries or prices
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  • When June, weary and sleepy from travel and excitement, arrived at her home, she found a telephone number in her letter box.

    The Crystal Ball Roy J. Snell
  • Even a telephone number I could recall when the geography was right.

    Fighting Byng A. Stone
  • Yes, there across the left-hand corner was printed Sir Chichester's telephone number and the district exchange.

    The Summons A.E.W. Mason
  • Suppose we do that, Offutt—give the wine clerk our telephone number.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • I would like to talk to Mr. Sayre—what is the telephone number over there?

    Warren Commission (10 of 26): Hearings Vol. X (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

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