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[nooz-stand, nyooz-]
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  1. a stall or other place at which newspapers and often periodicals are sold, as on a street corner or in a building lobby.
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Origin of newsstand

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; news + stand
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Related Words for newsstand

stall, booth, newsstand, stand, bandstand, rotunda

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British Dictionary definitions for newsstand


  1. a portable stand or stall in the street, from which newspapers are sold
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Word Origin and History for newsstand


1872, from news (n.) + stand (n.).

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