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Origin of postcode

First recorded in 1965–70; post3 + code
Also called postal code. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for postcode

zip, postcode

British Dictionary definitions for postcode


  1. British and Australian a code of letters and digits used as part of a postal address to aid the sorting of mailAlso called: postal code US equivalent: zip code
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