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press box

a press section, especially at a sports event.
Origin of press box
An Americanism dating back to 1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • If I was pitching he would be lucky to hit one up in the press box.

    Treat 'em Rough Ring W. Lardner
  • They sit up behind the guns in a place that looks like the press box of a baseball game.

    "Same old Bill, eh Mable!" Edward Streeter
  • The quiet man who had sat in the press box managed to get a word to Joe, though he had to shout to be heard above the din.

    Baseball Joe at Yale Lester Chadwick
  • The club doctor also ran out from his seat in the stands near the press box and made a hurried examination.

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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