110

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Like 911, 119, &c., selected as a number both fast and easy to call from rotary or touch-tone phones and less likely to be mistakenly dialed.

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110

  1. The telephone number for emergency services in Iran.
  2. The telephone number for law enforcement in China, Japan, Germany, Indonesia, Latvia, Bolivia, Guatamala, Andorra, Nauru, and the Ivory Coast and on Taiwan.
    110 handles police emergencies in Japan and Korea but fires and medical emergencies have a separate number, 119.
  3. The telephone number for ambulance services in Jamaica, Syria, and Sri Lanka.
  4. The telephone number for firefighting assistance in Norway, Jamaica, Suriname, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, and Papua New Guinea.

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • 000 (Australia), 105 (Mongolia), 111 (NZ), 112 (EU), 119 (Japan, Korea), 911 (North America), 999 (UK, Ireland)

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Proper noun[edit]

110

  1. The telephone number for law enforcement in China and on Taiwan.

Synonyms[edit]

  • 999 (Hong Kong, Macau)

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Noun[edit]

110

  1. (Mainland China, Taiwan, slang) Synonym of 警察: police, law enforcement.

Synonyms[edit]

  • 999 (Hong Kong, Macau)