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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 students collected more than 100 shoeboxes from the college for Operation Christmas Child, which will be delivered to children who may receive little else for Christmas.
A NATIONAL charity has thanked local car dealership Polar Ford for its efforts in collecting thousands of gift-filled shoeboxes which have since been distributed to needy children over Christmas.
From the beginning of November, nearly 400 present-filled shoeboxes were taken into the dealership by individuals and local groups and by Heartlands Ford staff.
But it was extra special for the pupils of Ysgol Y Wern to hand deliver their shoeboxes to our depot.
Shoeboxes, wrapping paper and cash donations are also needed.
Before you throw away your old shoeboxes, milk cartons, or round cardboard oatmeal containers, read this
Lorryloads of shoeboxes sent by generous Sunday Mail readers have been arriving at the Glasgow headquarters of the charity Children in Distress.
While many family albums of activities and accomplishments pile up over the years, moms are creating fun and convenient ways to transform those old shoeboxes of photos into a virtual shoebox that preserves memories for generations.
CHILDREN at Durham Cathedral's Sunday Schools and Youth Group have filled 100 shoeboxes with Christmas gifts for those in need across Europe.
The event will take place at Total Fitness in Rhosddu, which will also be the checking centre where people can take their completed shoeboxes.
It is hoped 200,000 shoeboxes will be sent this year and with millions of refugees fleeing wartorn Syria they were never more badly needed.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- I have found that independent shoe shops are quite happy to let you have empty shoeboxes even if you don't buy any shoes.