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city desk

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noun
  1. a newspaper department responsible for editing local news.
  2. Also City desk. British. the department of a newspaper handling financial news.
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Origin of city desk

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05
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British Dictionary definitions for city desk

city desk

noun
  1. British the department of a newspaper office dealing with financial and commercial news
  2. US and Canadian the department of a newspaper office dealing with local news
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