homeroom

[hohm-room, -room]
noun
1.
a classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher, who takes attendance and administers other school business.
2.
(in an elementary school) the classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade receive instruction in all subjects except those requiring special facilities.
3.
the pupils in a particular homeroom.
Also, home room.


Origin:
1910–15, Americanism; home + room

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homeroom (ˈhəʊmˌruːm, -ˌrʊm)
 
n
1.  a room in a school used by a particular group of students as a base for registration, notices, etc
2.  a group of students who use the same room as a base in school

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Example sentences
Students of a specific homeroom teacher or a set of homeroom teachers may be selected for reporting.
The six control teachers received no training and conducted guidance activities in the homeroom periods.
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