white pages

plural noun

Definition of white pages 

: the section of a telephone directory that lists individuals and businesses alphabetically

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The Dell C170nw prints 15 pages black-and-white pages per minute, or 12 pages per minute in color. Ian Paul, PCWorld, "A 70% discount makes this color laser printer cheaper than used black-and-white printers," 6 Mar. 2018 Her most recent letter to me arrived typed, its geometric letters practically jumping off the stark white page. Southern Living, "The Bush Twins Will Always Cherish Those Lessons Learned From 'The 'Enforcer'," 24 Oct. 2017 Buy Photo Verizon can halt mass distribution of yellow pages and business white pages phone books in Pennsylvania. Bob Fernandez, Philly.com, "Verizon gets OK to abandon printed phone books for landline customers," 14 Sep. 2017

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1952, in the meaning defined above

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