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city desk

noun
1.
a newspaper department responsible for editing local news.
2.
Also, City desk. British. the department of a newspaper handling financial news.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05, Americanism
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Examples for city desk
  • He soon became a writer for the city desk and a year later for sports.
British Dictionary definitions for city desk

city desk

noun
1.
(Brit) the department of a newspaper office dealing with financial and commercial news
2.
(US & Canadian) the department of a newspaper office dealing with local news
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