- a press section, especially in a legislative chamber.
- the group of news reporters present or qualified to be present in this section.
Origin of press gallery
First recorded in 1880–85
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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
- an area set apart for newspaper reporters, esp in a legislative assembly