Definition of call number
: a combination of characters assigned to a library book to indicate its place on a shelf
First Known Use of call number
CALL NUMBER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of call number for English Language Learners
: a combination of numbers and letters that is used to show where a book is located in a library
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