postal code


noun

British. postcode.
Canadian. a mailing code system similar to the zip code in the U.S. and the postcode in Britain.

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Origin of postal code

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for postal code

postal code

noun

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