newspaperdom

newspaper

[nooz-pey-per, nyooz-, noos-, nyoos-]
noun
1.
a publication issued at regular and usually close intervals, especially daily or weekly, and commonly containing news, comment, features, and advertising.
2.
a business organization publishing such a publication.
3.
a single issue or copy of such a publication.

Origin:
1660–70; news + paper

newspaperdom, noun
newspaperish, adjective
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newspaper (ˈnjuːzˌpeɪpə)
 
n
1.  a.  Often shortened to: paper a weekly or daily publication consisting of folded sheets and containing articles on the news, features, reviews, and advertisements
 b.  (as modifier): a newspaper article
2.  a less common name for newsprint

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newspaper
1660s, though the thing itself is much older, from news + paper.
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