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Pulitzer (n.)

annual awards for distinguished work in U.S. journalism, letters, music, etc., 1918, named for U.S. journalist Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), publisher of the New York Globe, who established the awards in 1917 through an endowment to Columbia University.

updated on August 17, 2020

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Definitions of Pulitzer from WordNet

Pulitzer (n.)
United States newspaper publisher (born in Hungary) who established the Pulitzer prizes (1847-1911);
Synonyms: Joseph Pulitzer
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