Share this entry

Share this page

telegraphic address

Line breaks: tele|graph¦ic ad|dress

Definition of telegraphic address in English:

noun

chiefly historical
An abbreviated or other registered address for use in telegrams.
Example sentences
  • In the last year of the nineteenth century Benson produced his most comprehensive catalogue: typically, he gave his telegraphic address as ‘Dynamical, London.’
  • About 40 forms/proformas were translated into Hindi and about 100 telegraphic addresses in Hindi were approved.
  • Also featured in this volume are banking details such as bank name changes, liquidations, associations, institutions and telegraphic addresses.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…