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area code

noun

Simple Definition of area code

  • : a number that represents each telephone service area in a country (such as the U.S. or Canada)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of area code

  1. :  a usually 3-digit number that identifies each telephone service area in a country (as the United States or Canada)

1961

First Known Use of area code

1961


AREA CODE Defined for Kids

area code

noun

Definition of area code for Students

  1. :  a usually three-digit number that represents a telephone service area in a country




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