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Noun: dateline  'deyt,lIn
  1. An imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
    - date line, International Date Line
     
  2. A line at the beginning of a news article giving the date and place of origin of the news dispatch
Verb: dateline  'deyt,lIn
  1. Mark with a date and place
    "dateline a newspaper article";
    - datemark, date-mark

Derived forms: datelining, datelines, datelined

Type of: date, line, line of longitude, meridian

Part of: communiqué, despatch [Brit], dispatch

Encyclopedia: Dateline