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war correspondent

noun
1.
a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas.
Origin of war correspondent
1860-1865
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65
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  • I was like a war correspondent who is trying to make up his mind about war.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • Was war correspondent for the Greek associated press at the siege of Troy.

  • He is a much younger man than I am and is a war correspondent.

    The Red Hand of Ulster George A. Birmingham
  • I will always say for Bland that he has the true instinct of a war correspondent.

    The Red Hand of Ulster George A. Birmingham
  • In that case do not venture to be a war correspondent at all.

    Bulgaria Frank Fox
British Dictionary definitions for war correspondent

war correspondent

noun
1.
a journalist who reports on a war from the scene of action
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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