Definitions

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

  • n. A lengthy television program to raise funds for a charity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An event that brings in people to donate money through the phone via the television (TV).

Etymologies

tele- + (mara)thon.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
A blend of telephone and marathon (Wiktionary)

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