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ˈtɛl ɪˌgræmtele·gram

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. telegram, wirenoun

    a message transmitted by telegraph


  1. telegramnoun

    A message transmitted by telegraph

  2. telegramverb

    To send a telegram.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Telegramnoun

    a message sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch


  1. Telegram

    Telegram is the first full-length remix album by Icelandic singer-songwriter/musician Björk. The album is a collection of remixes of several tracks from her album Post, which had all previously appeared as B-sides of the UK versions of the singles off Post, including the non-album track, "My Spine". The cover was shot by Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki. All of the songs on Post were remixed, excluding "The Modern Things" and "It's Oh So Quiet". The collection also included one new song entitled "My Spine" which was originally slated to appear on Post but was pushed out by "Enjoy", becoming the B-side to the UK "It's Oh So Quiet" single instead. The album has sold 228,000 copies in U.S. according to SoundScan.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Telegram

    tel′e-gram, n. a message sent by telegraph.—adj. Telegram′mic, pertaining to a telegram, brief, succinct. [Gr. tēle, at a distance, gramma, that which is written—graphein, to write.]

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    A form of correspondence sent by a man in a hurry and carried by a boy in sleep.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of telegram in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of telegram in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of telegram in a Sentence

  1. Pavel Durov:

    Russia banned Telegram on its territory in April because we refused to provide decryption keys for all our users' communications to Russia's security agencies.

  2. Jason Chan:

    Telegram is a big breakthrough from the old traditional strategies, since there were no leaders in this movement, Telegram facilitates the communication across protesters by allowing different channels or groups to set up and thereby unite the people.

  3. Christina Zaske:

    I was surprised to learn that he had never received the telegram and was glad that I could reunite it with its intended recipient all of these years later.

  4. Christina Zaske:

    I looked inside, mostly because I was curious to see an actual telegram.

  5. Hubert Malicote:

    I sent a telegram to my wife [about] when I would be home, as we pulled into the station in Anderson, Indiana, there was nobody on the platform. But walking along beside the train longer track was that beautiful little girl again, dressed real nice and beautiful. And the conductor said, ‘She's waiting for you.’ That was a good arrival.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. epidemic
    • B. equivalent
    • C. eloquent
    • D. omnifarious

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