newsstand

[nooz-stand, nyooz-]
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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

newsstand

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

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

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