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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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It is against this background that they started the 'Christmas Shoebox of Hope initiative.
THE RESPONSE to a Paphos based appeal which will see all of the needy children of the district receive a shoebox crammed with presents this festive season has been overwhelming, say organisers.
This is Project TOM's 17th event - supporting annually the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal.
The Shoebox Campaign is a way to show your support.