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.
Besant, the supposed brother of Walter Besant, who brought an end to the whole affair by denying, via cablegram, the man's existence (WWWC 8:139).
Strunk's ultimate response to Hanson-Dyer was negative: "As I am explaining in this cablegram, it will not be possible for us to send you the manuscript itself, even by diplomatic mail.
1) Commonwealth Government to Addison, Cablegram 256, Canberra, 28-8-1945; Addison to Commonwealth Government, Cablegram 344, London, 30-8-1945; Commonwealth Government to Addison, Cablegram 269, Canberra, 3-9-1945, in Hudson and May 1989:374-80, 391-3.
However, on 12 December several British newspapers published a cablegram detailing his remarks on the declaration.
Press Association--Wellington, April 28: The following cablegram has been received by his Excellency the Governor from the Right Hon.