city desk

noun

Definition of city desk

  1. 1 US :  the area in a newspaper's office where stories about local news are written and edited

  2. 2 British :  the area in a newspaper's office where stories about financial news are written and edited

Word by Word Definitions

cityplay
  1. :  an inhabited place of greater size, population, or importance than a town or village

    :  an incorporated British town usually of major size or importance having the status of an episcopal see

    :  the financial district of London

deskplay
  1. :  a table, frame, or case with a sloping or horizontal surface especially for writing and reading and often with drawers, compartments, and pigeonholes

    :  a reading table or lectern from which a liturgical service is read

    :  a table, counter, stand, or booth at which a person works


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