Translation of telegram in Spanish:

telegram

telegrama, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtɛləˌɡræm//ˈtɛlɪɡram/

noun

  • 1

    telegrama masculine
    • They busy themselves buying stamps, receiving drafting paper for telegrams and in sending joyful, affectionate or sorrowful contents of messages home or to their beloved friends.
    • These two take it upon themselves to deliver the dreaded yellow telegrams to the newly-widowed women living around them.
    • Her job included sending telegrams about casualties to next of kin.
    • In the days before phones were commonplace, they relayed many messages and telegrams from family members overseas.
    • The whispery thin blue aerogrammes have gone the way of the telegram and the telex.
    • Copies of the telegrams I sent as ambassador during this period were projected onto a large screen to allow the judge and jury to read them.
    • In an era before long distance telephone, they had to send telegrams to Aberdeen with their questions.
    • Even after Chamberlain became too sick to attend Cabinet Meetings, Churchill had the main telegrams sent to his home where Chamberlain continued to read them until he died.
    • They were the days of letters, telexes, faxes and telegrams.
    • First, a telegram or telex may be garbled as a result of a failure in operations.
    • The reality of his family's poverty finally leaves no option but for Frankie to work, but this time he finds a far better job delivering telegrams for the Post Office.
    • He was a spoilt child and became an utterly self-obsessed adult - he used to lock himself in an upstairs room and send his wife telegrams demanding she deliver him a meal.
    • They had been writing so regularly - and often sending telegrams - that she knew almost to the day where the herd would be.
    • Most of the party's members have called, passed by or sent telegrams asking me to reconsider my decision, and I am grateful to them.
    • Civil War commanders used telegrams to transmit messages instantly to each other over distances of a thousand or more miles.
    • Over the next few weeks, throwing reserve to the winds, I cajoled interviews, sent telegrams, and wrote letters to every Indian historian of note.
    • The Queen has sent more than 280,000 telegrams to couples celebrating their diamond wedding anniversary.
    • No one with any sense ever supposed that telephone calls or telegrams or cables were private.
    • These telegrams were delivered by local boys who received a valued six pence.
    • In 1955, three years after becoming monarch, she sent 105 birthday telegrams to centenarians.