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newsstand

[nooz-stand, nyooz-] /ˈnuzˌstænd, ˈnyuz-/
noun
1.
a stall or other place at which newspapers and often periodicals are sold, as on a street corner or in a building lobby.
Origin of newsstand
1870-1875
An Americanism dating back to 1870-75; news + stand
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newsstand

/ˈnjuːzˌstænd/
noun
1.
a portable stand or stall in the street, from which newspapers are sold
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Word Origin and History for newsstand
n.

1872, from news (n.) + stand (n.).

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