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publishing house

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 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The publishing house then sends it, with a brief description of its ideological content, to the Committee on Art and Culture.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria

    Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • He timed himself on the way across town to the publishing house.

    Ye of Little Faith Roger Phillips Graham
  • And the place to which the telephone invited him was the Ingham publishing house.

    "Persons Unknown" Virginia Tracy
  • He was a stockkeeper in a publishing house, and came from the South of England.


    Frank Swinnerton
  • And here should be introduced a word in general on the appearance of the printed matter that is sent out by a publishing house.

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