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first-day cover

n
(Philately) philately a cover, usually an envelope, postmarked on the first day of the issue of its stamps
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

first′-day` cov′er


n.
an envelope bearing a canceled stamp and postmarked on the stamp's first day of issue at the postal station where it was first released.
[1935–40, Amer.]
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Translations

first-day cover

[ˌfɜːstdeɪˈkʌvəʳ] N (Post) → sobre m de primer día
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

first-day cover

[fɜːstdeɪˈkʌvəʳ] nbusta con francobolli del primo giorno di emissione
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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