press gallery

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

Origin of press gallery

First recorded in 1880–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of 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

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