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call box

noun

Simple Definition of call box

  • : a telephone that is located on the side of a road and that is used for reporting emergencies

  • : a public telephone booth

Full Definition of call box

  1. 1 British :  a public telephone booth

  2. 2 :  a telephone usually located on the side of a road for reporting emergencies (as fires or automobile breakdowns)


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