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press gallery

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

First recorded in 1880–85
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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

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