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A freestanding public call box, containing a telephone.

Telephone Call Box (Non-Preferred)


Related Terms

Term Note
POLICE CALL BOX A metal, wooden or concrete box containing a telephone for use by the public, limited accommodation for use as a temporary cell, and a lamp on top that could be used to attract the attention of a passing patrol.
TELEPHONE EXCHANGE An office or central station of a local telephone system where the various lines are brought to a central switchboard and communication between subscribers is achieved. Linked Data resource