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press box

a press section, especially at a sports event.
Origin of press box
1885-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He saw Jerry and Tom Roslyn in front of the press-box, and was glad they had not noticed him.

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
  • If the contest is an outdoor meet, the press-box is usually on the top of the bleachers.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • Glen Leigh had gone on to the top of the stand close to the press-box, where he would have a good view of the race.

    The Sweep Winner Nat Gould
British Dictionary definitions for press-box

press box

an area reserved for reporters, as in a sports stadium
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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