common room

noun
a room or lounge for informal use by all.

Origin:
1660–70

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common room
 
n
chiefly (Brit) a sitting room in schools, colleges, etc, for the relaxation of students or staff

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Example sentences
And now the sound of the music from the common room, or hall, summoned to the
  dance.
In three bedrooms and a common room, electrical pumps draw air through
  molecular sieves.
The common room of the main house boasts a fireplace and chairs.
There is a common room for guests to relax in and breakfast is served in the
  dining room.
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