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long-distance call


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

  • 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.

    Laurels are Poison

  • 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.

    The Grace to Race

  • I'm Walnut 7654; I want to put in a long-distance call to Dr. Kubelik, Mayo's Hospital, Rochester, MinĀ­nesota.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • He asked them if they knew where Mrs. Rubrick was as a long-distance call had come through for her.

    Died in the Wool


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