telephone box

telephone booth

noun
a more or less soundproof booth containing a public telephone.
Also called, especially British, telephone box.


Origin:
1895–1900, Americanism

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telephone box
 
n
telephone kiosk, Also called: telephone booth an enclosure from which a paid telephone call can be made

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