postal code

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  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

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for postal code

postal code

  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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