- An official mark stamped on a letter or other postal package, giving the place, date, and time of posting, and serving to cancel the postage stamp: an envelope with a London postmarkMore example sentences
- Philately is the collection and study of postage stamps, postmarks, and related materials.
- Old stamps with postmarks dating back about 100 years are on display.
- Her letters would be in my hands four days after the date on the postmark.
verb[with object] (usually be postmarked) Back to top
- Stamp (a letter or other postal package) officially with a postmark: [with object and complement]: the letter was postmarked New YorkMore example sentences
- Each entry must be mailed in a separately stamped envelope postmarked by November 30 and received by December 5.
- The envelope was postmarked from Boston; I'd never even been to Boston.
- Mr Daschle's envelope was postmarked Trenton, New Jersey, the same as the envelope to Brokaw.
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