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telephone directory

Definitions

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  • n. A listing of telephone subscribers in a specific geographical area, together with their telephone numbers and, sometimes, a street address.

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

  • n. a directory containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers and their telephone numbers

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Superintendent had already seized a telephone directory and found Loubet’s name.

    Seven Little Crosses

  • Furious, she stomped into the nearest newsagent’s, where she borrowed their telephone directory then bought an A-Z.

    Conferences are Murder

  • I found Saul Marcus first in the telephone directory and then in white-bearded person in an airy artist's studio near Chiswick in west London where he created fabric patterns.

    Come To Grief

  • In the business listings of the telephone directory was a hotel called Harbor Court. bor Co, bor C.

    Body of Evidence

  • He reached for the telephone directory and got on to Miss Curley just as she had entered her home in Hammersmith.

    Flowers for the Judge

  • About the other Pagets, there are seven in the telephone directory and we've rung them all up, and they're none of them anything to do with your family.

    A Town Like Alice

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