Definition of mail call in English:

mail call

Syllabification: mail call

noun

  • Military The distribution of mail to soldiers.
    More 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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