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mail call

Syllabification: mail call

Definition of mail call in English:

noun

Military The distribution of mail to soldiers.
Example sentences
  • With a son in the military, I know mail call is the highlight of the day.
  • In any event, at mail call back in the rear area, the company clerk yells out, ‘Sergeant Vaughn!’
  • So, camps are increasingly being forced into accepting e-mail that they then print and hand out at mail call.

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