Pronunciation: (pûr'su-nl-u-pin'yun), [key]
1. a type of domestic telegram sent at the lowest rate with a minimum charge for 20 words or less to elected federal or state officials on a subject of national or regional interest.
2. the service offering such a telegram. Cf. fast telegram, overnight telegram.
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