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911

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Translingual

Symbol

911 (previous 910, next 912)

  1. the number nine hundred and eleven

English

Etymology 1

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Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˌnaɪnwʌnˈwʌn/, SAMPA: /%naInwVn"wVn/, as nine-one-one
  • (rare, deprecated) IPA: /ˌnaɪnɪlˈɛvən/, SAMPA: /%naInIl"Ev@n/
  • (rare, deprecated) IPA: /ˌnaɪnəlˈɛvən/, SAMPA: /%naIn@l"Ev@n/

Phrase

911

  1. In the United States and Canada, the telephone number used to call the police or other emergency services.

See also

  • 000 (Australian phone number for emergency assistance)
  • 999 (UK and Irish phone number for emergency assistance)
  • 112 (New European number for emergency assistance)

Etymology 2

Wikipedia

Pronunciation

Phrase

911

  1. Alternative spelling of 9/11. (September 11, 2001,) the day in which terrorists hijacked United States airliners to attack New York and Washington, resulting in massive casualties.

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