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telephone book

a book, directory, or the like, usually containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers in a city or other area, together with their addresses and telephone numbers.
Also called telephone directory.
Origin of telephone book
1910-15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Have them estimate how many pizzerias are listed in a telephone book that serves your community.
  • So he opened a telephone book and made random sales calls.
  • The name, address and telephone number will also be found in your local telephone book under city or county government.
  • There are fire extinguisher companies in the telephone book that provide this service.
  • Please check your local state of residence telephone book for information.

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