classroom

classroom

[klas-room, -room, klahs-]
noun
1.
a room, as in a school or college, in which classes are held.
2.
any place where one learns or gains experience: The sea is the sailor's classroom.

Origin:
1865–70, Americanism; class + room

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classroom (ˈklɑːsˌruːm, -ˌrʊm)
 
n
a room in which classes are conducted, esp in a school or college

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classroom
1870, from class + room.
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