Definition of Telegram

1. Noun. A message transmitted by telegraph.

Exact synonyms: Wire
Generic synonyms: Message
Specialized synonyms: Cable, Cablegram, Overseas Telegram, Letter Telegram, Night Letter
Derivative terms: Wire



Definition of Telegram

1. n. A message sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch.

Definition of Telegram

1. Noun. A message transmitted by telegraph ¹

2. Verb. To send a telegram. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Telegram

1. to send a message by telegraph [v -GRAMMED, -GRAMMING, -GRAMS]

Medical Definition of Telegram

1. A message sent by telegraph; a telegraphic dispatch. "A friend desires us to give notice that he will ask leave, at some convenient time, to introduce a new word into the vocabulary. It is telegram, instead of telegraphic dispatch, or telegraphic communication." Origin: Gr. Far + -gram. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telegram

telefragged
telefragging
telefrags
telega
telegaming
telegas
telegenesis
telegenetics
telegenic
telegnosis
telegnostic
telegonic
telegonies
telegony
telegram (current term)
telegramlike
telegrammatic
telegramme
telegrammed
telegrammic
telegramming
telegrams
telegraph
telegraph code
telegraph codes
telegraph form
telegraph key
telegraph line
telegraph operator

Literary usage of Telegram

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"Unless otherwise indicated on its face, this is an unrepeated telegram and paid for as such, in consideration whereof it is agreed between the sender of ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1889)
"There was nothing in the telegram to lead the plaintiff to understand that Wilshire would be in Chicago with $600000 of the money of the Fidelity Bank, ..."

3. Treaty of Peace with Germany by Germany (1918- ), Germany (1918- ) Treaties, etc. 1918-, Allied and Associated Powers (1914-1920), United States Congress Senate, Germany, etc. 1918 Treaties, June 28 Treaty with Germany, 1919 (1919)
"After some discussion the commissioners redrafted the telegram in question to read as follows: "Please send Kock or other reliable person immediately to ..."

4. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1918)
"We have just received your telegram about the note which the Serbian ... You have by telegram the text of the full powers which we shall send to you by ..."

5. Readings in European History: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources by James Harvey Robinson (1906)
"The difference in the effect of the abbreviated text of the Ems telegram as ... How Bismarck cut down the Ems telegram BO as to assure war with Fiance. ..."

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