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noun

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.

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Origin of city editor

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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city editor

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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