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telegraph pole

noun [C] uk   UK ( US telephone pole) us  
a tall wooden pole to which phone wires are fixed
Translations of “telegraph pole”
in Korean 전신주…
in Arabic أعمِدة الهاتِف…
in Portuguese poste de telefone…
in Catalan pal de telèfon…
in Japanese 電信柱…
in Italian palo telegrafico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 電話線杆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 电话线杆…
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