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city room

the room in which local news is handled for a newspaper, a radio or television station, or for another journalistic agency.
the editorial staff of this room.
Origin of city room
First recorded in 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Jake had been an old timer in the city room when Mel was a cub.

    The Memory of Mars Raymond F. Jones
  • He wanted to get a drink of water but that was out in the city room.

    The Boy Grew Older Heywood Broun
  • There isn't any grate in our city room and we have no roasting parties.

    Seeing Things at Night Heywood Broun
  • Here he was obliged to proceed to the city room—risky business.

    The Drums Of Jeopardy Harold MacGrath
  • They told me you left word for me in the city room, to see you when I came in again.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • This being accomplished, Hal hurried up to the city room of the paper.

    The Clarion Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • "I'll telephone in," said Larry, as he hurried from the city room.

    Larry Dexter's Great Search

    Howard R. Garis
  • Midnight always means pandemonium in the city room of a metropolitan daily.

    The Million Dollar Mystery Harold MacGrath
  • With this excuse he would be able to hang around the city room for three or four days.

    The Million Dollar Mystery Harold MacGrath

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