cablegram

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ca·ble·gram

 (kā′bəl-grăm′)
n.
A telegram sent by submarine cable.

cablegram

(ˈkeɪbəlˌɡræm)
n
(Telecommunications) a more formal name for cable5

ca•ble•gram

(ˈkeɪ bəlˌgræm)

n.
a telegram sent by underwater cable.
[1865–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cablegram - a telegram sent abroadcablegram - a telegram sent abroad    
telegram, wire - a message transmitted by telegraph
Translations

cablegram

[ˈkeɪblgræm] Ncablegrama m

cablegram

[ˈkeɪblˌgræm] ncablogramma m
References in classic literature ?
He would tell them about the cablegram when they were all on board the train.
On his study table--a curious note of modernism where everything seemed to belong to a bygone world--was a cablegram.
So quickly was this order filled that on the twelfth day after the arrival of the cablegram, the ships were on their way to Messina with the lumber.
Here is a message for you, forwarded from Baltimore; it is a cablegram from Paris.
When my message has been presented to the person to whom it has been addressed, when my trust is discharged, then and then only shall I send that cablegram.
He gave rapid orders on many different matters, asked to have read to him a cablegram he expected from Petersburg, and one from Vienna.
From February through May, the B'nai B'rith and the American Jewish Committee received numerous cablegrams and private advice from organizations and responsible individuals in Germany strongly urging that efforts be made to prevent mass demonstrations and all expressions of antagonism against Germany.
3) Bruce to Curtin, Cablegram 72a, London, 11-6-1945; Commonwealth Government to Cranborne, Cablegrams 158 and 159, Canberra, 16-6-1945, in Hudson and May 1989:209-10, 215-6.
One of today's cablegrams gives the chief landing-places of the Allies as Cape Helles, on the extremity of the peninsula, with the fort of Seddul-Bahr just to the east of it; Kum Kaleh, on the Asiatic cape opposite; Cape Suvla, twenty miles northward of Cape Helles; and the coast of the Gulf of Saros, near Ghennikos, north-west of Gallipoli, the town.
cablegrams reporting their condition are sent to St.
GREAT WAR The most that could be told to them was whether the given name appeared on a rough list which the company have been able to compile from the cablegrams received from the agents.
The de la Mare file is stuffed with letters (handwritten and typed) and Western Union Cablegrams such as the following in which he acknowledged a personal relationship with Moore by sending Christmas greetings to her and, of course, also to Nicholas: