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delivery room

an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies.
a room or area in which deliveries are made or received, as the section of a public library where books are taken out or returned.
Origin of delivery room
1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • By special preparation, the ordinary bedroom may be fashioned into a delivery-room.

    The Mother and Her Child William S. Sadler
delivery-room in Medicine

delivery room n.
A room or an area in a hospital that is equipped for delivering babies.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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