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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A telephone call for which a higher rate is charged than that standard for a local call.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a telephone call with a higher charge than that for a normal local call
  • n. a long distance call

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long-distance telephone call at charges above a local rate

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