a newspaper editor in charge of local news and assignments to reporters.
Also City editor. British. a newspaper or magazine editor in charge of the financial and commercial news.
Origin of city editor
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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Among other well-informed men with whom I talked upon this subject was the city-editor of a leading newspaper.Abroad at Home
noun (on a newspaper)
British the editor in charge of financial and commercial news
US and Canadian the editor in charge of local news
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