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war correspondent

a reporter or commentator assigned to send news or opinions directly from battle areas.
Origin of war correspondent
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Frederick Palmer, the war correspondent, was talking about England.

    Anecdotes of the Great War Carleton Britton Case
  • He is a much younger man than I am and is a war correspondent.

    The Red Hand of Ulster George A. Birmingham
  • I saw a little rocky point ahead of me, as if made on purpose for a war correspondent.

  • In that case do not venture to be a war correspondent at all.

    Bulgaria Frank Fox
  • Then he was war correspondent in CubaI guess some of the wounded know what he did for them.

    The Wayfarers Mary Stewart Cutting
British Dictionary definitions for war correspondent

war correspondent

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