Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A message by wireless telegraph sent by the Marconi system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun same as radiogram; a wireless message.

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  • noun dated A message sent via radio.

Etymologies

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Marconi +‎ -gram, from the name of Guglielmo Marconi (1874-1937).

Examples

  • It's lucky he refused to let all those chests be carried as cargo; his very last marconigram complained that he had no space for entertaining. '

    The Ghost from the Grand Banks

  • It's lucky he refused to let all those chests be carried as cargo; his very last marconigram complained that he had no space for entertaining. '

    The Ghost from the Grand Banks

  • We got a marconigram last night that they had passed

    The Campfire Girls of Roselawn Or, a Strange Message from the Air

  • I considered it a very great honour when I received on board ship a marconigram from this Club, giving me the opportunity of saying something about cricket in Canada and what transpired in England.

    Let's Play Cricket

  • "A marconigram for you, miss," said our faithful old gardener, William, entering the drawing-room noiselessly by the chimney.

    Once a Week

  • "He sent me a marconigram before he arrived at Queenstown."

    The Illustrious Prince

  • "You had no letter from him, then, previous to the marconigram?" the inspector asked.

    The Illustrious Prince

  • It was just at this moment that a steward entered with a marconigram, which he presented to the Prince.

    Peter Ruff and the Double Four

  • He said nothing about the marconigram he had sent, or the answer which he had received informing him that there was no such person on board.

    Havoc

  • Now, perhaps, you can understand the significance of that marconigram from Hamilton Fynes asking me to lunch with him at the

    The Illustrious Prince

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