- the date and place of writing or issue, as given in a line in a letter, a newspaper, a dispatch, etc.
- international date line
transitive verb-·lined·, -·lin·ing
to furnish with a dateline
A phrase at the beginning of a newspaper or magazine article that gives the date and place of its origin.
- (journalism) A line at the beginning of a document (such as a newspaper article) stating the date and place of origin.
(third-person singular simple present datelines, present participle datelining, simple past and past participle datelined)
- To attach a dateline to a particular document