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1. A rectangular, usually cardboard box used for holding a pair of shoes.
2. Something resembling or suggestive of such a box, as a plain, rectangular building or a cramped room.
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Noun1.shoebox - a structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment)
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
2.shoebox - an oblong rectangular (usually cardboard) box designed to hold a pair of shoes
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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The widower of murdered Michaela Harte McAreavey, travelled to the former Soviet state on Thursday as a volunteer with Team Hope Ireland and its Christmas Shoebox Appeal.
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A shoebox gift can provide them with toys, hygiene items and school supplies that will really help to make a difference.