Part of speech: noun

A message sent by telegraph.

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Usage examples "telegram":

  1. As it was a telegram was received back in reply. - "Ayala's Angel", Anthony Trollope.
  2. There was one telegram in which this Chester Hunt had summoned the woman to Atlanta. - "Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman", Emma Speed Sampson.
  3. Ned looked up from his telegram with a glint in his eye that was hardly a lover's glance. - "Simon", J. Storer Clouston.