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- n. a telephone call made outside the local calling area
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She watched the car as far as the first bend, and then put through a long-distance call to the school at Cuddy Bay.
When Lew Friedland informed me of the nomination via a long-distance call from the World Triathlon Corporation WTC headquarters in Florida, I nearly fell off the stool on which I was perched.
I'm Walnut 7654; I want to put in a long-distance call to Dr. Kubelik, Mayo's Hospital, Rochester, Minnesota.
He asked them if they knew where Mrs. Rubrick was as a long-distance call had come through for her.