cablegram
noun Date: 1868 a message sent by a submarine telegraph cable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cablegram — Ca ble*gram (k[=a] b l*gr[a^]m ), n. [Cable, n. + Gr. gra mma a writing, a letter.] A message sent by a submarine telegraphic cable. Note: [A recent hybrid, sometimes found in the newspapers.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cablegram — ☆ cablegram [kā′bəlgram΄ ] n. a message sent by undersea cable …   English World dictionary

  • cablegram — n. 1) to send a cablegram 2) to get, receive a cablegram 3) a cablegram from; to * * * [ keɪb(ə)lgræm] receive a cablegram to a cablegram from to get to send a cablegram …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cablegram — /kay beuhl gram /, n. a telegram sent by underwater cable. [1865 70, Amer.; CABLE + (TELE)GRAM] * * * …   Universalium

  • cablegram — noun A telegram transmitted via a submarine cable …   Wiktionary

  • cablegram — ca·ble·gram || keɪblgræm n. telegram, message …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cablegram — noun historical a telegraph message sent by cable …   English new terms dictionary

  • cablegram — noun (C) a telegram …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cablegram — ca·ble·gram …   English syllables

  • cablegram — ca•ble•gram [[t]ˈkeɪ bəlˌgræm[/t]] n. tgp a telegram sent by underwater cable • Etymology: 1865–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

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