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[poo l-it-ser, pyoo-lit-] /ˈpʊl ɪt sər, ˈpyu lɪt-/
Joseph, 1847–1911, U.S. journalist and publisher, born in Hungary. Unabridged
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  • joseph pulitzer, a poor emigrant, crawled in a cellar way in New York to sleep, and he dreamed of owning a great newspaper.

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  • joseph pulitzer, a poor emigrant, crawled in a cellar way to sleep in New York, and he dreamed of owning a great newspaper.

    Evening Round Up William Crosbie Hunter
  • We had met at the funeral of joseph pulitzer, in whose employ we had served in the past.

    When Winter Comes to Main Street Grant Martin Overton
  • In 1883 Mr. joseph pulitzer bought the World and instituted a totally new system of newspaper conduct.

    Recollections of a Varied Life George Cary Eggleston
British Dictionary definitions for joseph pulitzer


Joseph. 1847–1911, US newspaper publisher, born in Hungary. He established the Pulitzer prizes
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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annual awards for distinguished work in U.S. journalism, letters, music, etc., 1918, named for U.S. journalist Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), publisher of the "New York Globe," who established the awards in 1917 through an endowment to Columbia University.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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