press gallery


a press section, especially in a legislative chamber.
the group of news reporters present or qualified to be present in this section.

Nearby words

  1. press conference,
  2. press corps,
  3. press cupboard,
  4. press fastener,
  5. press fit,
  6. press gang,
  7. press into service,
  8. press kit,
  9. press lord,
  10. press money

Origin of press gallery

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for press gallery

  • The journalists in the press-gallery craned their necks toward "the tribune," hushing for silence in order not to lose a word.

    The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez

British Dictionary definitions for press gallery

press gallery


an area set apart for newspaper reporters, esp in a legislative assembly
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