First Known Use of zip-code
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Families can now search for nearby schools by zip code in addition to searches by region, school characteristics or school name.
McGrath said Loyola students come from 90 different zip codes, and about 40 percent of enrollment is made up of Chicago kids.
After 30 days, grocery delivery is between $10 and $15 per delivery, based on zip code.
But development in Steele Creek’s 28273 zip code is booming.
To find the vaccine-provider nearest you, just plug in your zip code and check the box for flu at VaccineFinder.org.
Miraculously, with no address or zip code, the letter arrived, and Nickels sponsored her arrival to the U.S.
The surest determinants of who gets executed are not the atrocity of the crime but arbitrary things like the resources of the defendant, the race of the victim — and in this case, the zip code in which the crime occurred.
The petition asks for a full name, email address and zip code as a sign of patriotism and support for the National Anthem.
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Origin and Etymology of zip code
First Known Use: 1963See Words from the same year
ZIP-CODE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of zip code for English Language Learners
: a group of numbers that is used in the U.S. as part of an address to identify a mail delivery area (such as a town or a part of a city)
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