pressroom

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press +‎ room

Noun[edit]

pressroom (plural pressrooms)

  1. (US, politics) The room in a public building where press conferences are given
    • 1988 May 6, Ben Joravsky, “Mystery zoning: What's going down in the Ninth Ward”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      When Robert Shaw--alderman of the Ninth Ward--rises to speak, most of the wise guys in the City Hall pressroom put aside their pencils and just listen.

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