call box

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

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

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