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publishing house

noun
1.
a company that publishes books, pamphlets, engravings, or the like:
a venerable publishing house in Boston.
Origin of publishing house
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • Every newspaper, magazine and publishing-house had installed an Imperial censor.

    The Fall of a Nation Thomas Dixon
  • Thyrsis had never heard of this publishing-house, but that did not chill his delight.

    Love's Pilgrimage Upton Sinclair
  • And meanwhile came a letter from the literary head of the third publishing-house, regretting that he could not accept the book.

    Love's Pilgrimage Upton Sinclair
  • But the dream was dispelled when she found herself entering the publishing-house she had fixed upon as her first scene of venture.

    Cobwebs and Cables Hesba Stretton

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