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(formerly) the right to levy a toll
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Charge made for a connection beyond an exchange boundary.
Any part of telephone plant, circuits, or services for which toll charges are made.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.