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call letters

plural noun
1.
letters of the alphabet or such letters in combination with numbers for identifying a radio or television station, an amateur radio transmitting device, or the like.
Also called call sign.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
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British Dictionary definitions for call letters

call letters

plural noun
1.
the call sign of an American or Canadian radio station, esp that of a commercial broadcasting station
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