Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits

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Synonyms of Landline

land line

Alternate forms of Landline

Hypernyms: line, phone line, subscriber line, telephone circuit, telephone line

Origin of the word Landline

  1. by 1861, originally a telegraph wire run over land (as opposed to under sea); from land (n.) + line (n.). In modern use (by 1965), a telephone line which uses wire or some other material (distinguished from a radio or cellular line). more

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Words that sound like Landline

land line, lay on the line

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