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a. A traditional telephone line in which a telephone is connected to the public network by cables.
b. Telephone service provided by such cables: I don't have a landline; please call me on my cell phone.
2. An aboveground communications cable on land.
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Noun1.landline - a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits; "a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave"
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