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foreign correspondent


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A correspondent who sends news reports or commentary from a foreign country for broadcast or publication.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a journalist who sends news reports and commentary from a foreign country for publication or broadcast


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  • And he’d told T. S. Eliot what all to cut from “The Waste Land,” and he’d told Hilda Doolittle how to fix her poems, and he’d told Harriet Monroe, the editor of Poetry magazine in Chicago, whom she should publish in her magazine—he was Poetry’s official foreign correspondent for a while, and he scolded Harriet and her colleague Alice when they went soft and published the occasional piece of Sara Teasdalian verse.


  • Abbott noted that, apart from my parents, there was only one other foreign correspondent still working in Hungary in 1953, whom Abbott described as Attila Ajtonyi, a dubious character, obviously unable to support himself on earnings from journalism.

    Enemies of the People

  • By this time the fame of the Pencillings had reached London; and at Smyrna Willis found a letter awaiting him from the Morning Herald, which contained an offer of the post of foreign correspondent at a salary of L200 a year.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • Journalist and miscellaneous writer, born at Cork, became a contributor to Blackwood’s Magazine, and afterwards foreign correspondent to The Representative, a paper started by J. Murray, the publisher, and when its short career was run, one of the leading supporters of Fraser’s

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature

  • As political bromides pile up, a salute to Jim Hoagland, associate editor and chief foreign correspondent of the Washington Post, for picking up on a little-used play on an overused metaphor—biting the bullet—stemming from Civil War pre-anesthetic field-hospital use, now meaning “facing up to a painful decision.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • When he moved to Paris as a foreign correspondent for The Toronto Star in the winter of 1921 with his new bride, Hadley Richardson Hemingway, he eagerly took to hunting in Europe and wrote his dad about his experiences.

    Hemingway on Hunting


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