- a company that publishes books, pamphlets, engravings, or the like: a venerable publishing house in Boston.
Origin of publishing house
First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for publishing house
Every newspaper, magazine and publishing-house had installed an Imperial censor.The Fall of a Nation
Thyrsis had never heard of this publishing-house, but that did not chill his delight.
And meanwhile came a letter from the literary head of the third publishing-house, regretting that he could not accept the book.
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