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telegram

[ tel-i-gram ]
/ 藞t蓻l 瑟藢gr忙m /
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noun
a message or communication sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.
verb (used with or without object), tel路e路grammed, tel路e路gram路ming.
to telegraph.
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Origin of telegram

An Americanism dating back to 1850鈥55; tele-1 + -gram1

OTHER WORDS FROM telegram

tel路e路gram路mic, tel路e路gram路ma路tic [tel-i-gruh-mat-ik], /藢t蓻l 瑟 gr蓹藞m忙t 瑟k/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for telegram

telegram
/ (藞t蓻l瑟藢伞r忙m) /

noun
a communication transmitted by telegraphSee also cable (def. 5), Telemessage

Derived forms of telegram

telegrammatic (藢t蓻l瑟伞r蓹藞m忙t瑟k) or telegrammic, adjective
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