Definition of postage stamp in English:

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postage stamp

Pronunciation: /ˈpōstij stamp/

noun

A small adhesive piece of paper of specified value issued by a postal authority to be affixed to a letter or parcel to indicate the amount of postage paid.
Example sentences
  • Ever since the first postage stamp, the Penny Black, was released, philately has enthralled both the young and the old.
  • Britain's first adhesive postage stamp, the Penny Black, had been launched just seven months earlier.
  • In addition, a Warhol postage stamp will be issued next year.

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Syllabification: post·age stamp

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