long-distance call

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Noun1.long-distance call - a telephone call made outside the local calling arealong-distance call - a telephone call made outside the local calling area; "I talked to her by long distance"
call, phone call, telephone call - a telephone connection; "she reported several anonymous calls"; "he placed a phone call to London"; "he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
toll call - a long-distance telephone call at charges above a local rate
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I was expecting a long-distance call, Lady Wetherby, and left word I would be here.
Instead of paying between 10 and 30 cents per minute for domestic long-distance calls, most IP telephony services charge an average of 8 cents per call.
The only long-distance call I make is to Las Vegas because my sister just moved there, and I have Sprint as my long-distance carrier.
AT&T is also offering the Complete Choice with AT&T Nationwide Calling 120 package which includes unlimited local calls and 120 minutes per month of long-distance calls, priced at USD40 per month before taxes.
Reading the language of the statute to require the tax to be imposed on charges that vary by both time and distance, taxpayers have sought refunds of long-distance calls, for which the charge varies only on time, not on distance.