Meaning of mailing list

mail'ing list"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a list of addresses to which mail, esp. advertisements, can be sent.
  2. a list of E-mail addresses to which messages, usually on a specific topic, are sent; a discussion group whose messages are distributed through E-mail:Cf. I'm on the early American history mailing list on the Internet.
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