Telephone Booths

Small structures, typically large enough for a single person to comfortably enter and furnished with a payphone for public use. They are typically characterized by having a door for privacy and windows to alert others that the booth is in use.

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2586
Names
telephone booths American English
telephone booth American English
booths, telephone American English
phone booths American English
telephone kiosks American English
telephone boxes American English
telephone box British English
telefooncellen Dutch
telefooncel Dutch
telefoongidsen Dutch
cabines téléphoniques French
cabine téléphonique French
cabinas telefónicas Spanish
cabina telefónica Spanish

More Definitions

Small structures, typically large enough for a single person to comfortably enter and furnished with a payphone for public use. They are typically characterized by having a door for privacy and windows to alert others that the booth is in use.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005422. The J. Paul Getty Trust.