telephone directory

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The documents include pages from a 1945 Los Alamos telephone directory as a way of confirming the suspect’s lab employment. New York Times, "Fourth Spy at Los Alamos Knew A-Bomb’s Inner Secrets," 27 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of telephone directory

1879, in the meaning defined above

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31 Jan 2020

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“Telephone directory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/telephone%20directory. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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