dateline

[ deyt-lahyn ]
/ ˈdeɪtˌlaɪn /

noun

a line of text giving the place of origin and usually the date of a news dispatch or the like.

verb (used with object), date·lined, date·lin·ing.

to furnish (a news story) with a dateline: He datelines his reports Damascus.

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Origin of dateline

First recorded in 1885–90; date1 + line1

Definition for dateline (2 of 2)

Origin of date line

First recorded in 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for dateline (1 of 2)

dateline
/ (ˈdeɪtˌlaɪn) /

noun

journalism the date and location of a story, placed at the top of an article

British Dictionary definitions for dateline (2 of 2)

date line

noun

(often capitals) short for International Date Line
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Scientific definitions for dateline

date line
[ dāt ]

The International Date Line.
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