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white pages Syllabification: white pa·ges

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of white pages in English:


The part of the telephone book that lists residential and business telephone numbers in alphabetical order by name, usually without any advertising copy.
Example sentences
  • Tim Kay, for example, was a Caltech computer scientist who had written a program for one of the first search engines for Internet white pages.
  • With all the land lines and hand phones that we have, the monthly phone bill statement is about the size of the Peking white pages.
  • His Washington, D.C., office number and address are listed in the white pages.
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