Definition of lead story noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lead story

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈliːd stɔːri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈliːd stɔːri//
 
Journalism
 
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the main or first item of news in a newspaper, magazine or news broadcast See related entries: Journalism
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lead story