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guardroom

[gahrd-room, -roo m] /ˈgɑrdˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room used by military guards during the period they are on duty.
2.
a room in which military prisoners are kept.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; guard + room
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  • He leaned out the opening and looked down at the stragglers waiting outside the guardroom.
British Dictionary definitions for guardroom

guardroom

/ˈɡɑːdˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room used by guards
2.
a room in which prisoners are confined under guard
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