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ZIP Code - USA - A system of 5-digit codes that identifies the individual Post Office or metropolitan area delivery station associated with an address.


   Birmingham, AL 35305
   Webster Groves, MO 63119

Synonyms: ZIP5, Zone Improvement Plan

United States Thoroughfare, Landmark, and Postal Address Data Standard (draft), 04 May 2010 12:02:01, External

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ZIP Code - An acronym for Zone Improvement Plan Code and a system of 5-digit codes that geographically identifies individual Post Offices or metropolitan area delivery stations.

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ZIP Code - [federal government] Acronym for zone improvement plan code. A five-digit code, developed by the U.S. Postal Service, that identifies the geographic delivery area served by an individual post office or metropolitan area delivery station.

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ZIP Code - A United States Postal Service term for their type of Postal CodeOM. ZIP stands for "Zone Improvement Plan." [code ZIP]

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Source: Canada Post, 23 February 2013 09:35:20, External

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