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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

date′ line`(n.)

  1. Category: Horology

    Ref: International Date Line.

Origin of date line:

1875–80

date•lineˈdeɪtˌlaɪn(n.; v.)-lined, -lin•ing.

  1. (n.)a line at the beginning of a news dispatch, giving the place of origin and usu. the date.

    Category: Journalism

  2. (v.t.)to furnish (a news story) with a dateline.

Origin of dateline:

1885–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dateline, date line, International Date Line(noun)

    an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. date line

    See international date line.

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