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[hee-lee-uh-gram] /ˈhi li əˌgræm/
a message sent by a heliograph.
Origin of heliogram
1880-85; helio- + -gram1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The morning following the receipt of the heliogram we broke camp at daylight.

    Camps and Trails in China Roy Chapman Andrews and Yvette Borup Andrews
  • Though news by heliogram came slowly and at long intervals, all were conscious that something was afloat.

  • Just then my mind was considerably relieved by a heliogram from Baker informing me that he was on his way back to Kabul.

    Forty-one years in India Frederick Sleigh Roberts

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