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living room

noun
1.
a room in a home used, especially by a family, for leisure activities, entertaining guests, etc.; parlor.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25
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British Dictionary definitions for living-room

living room

noun
1.
a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests
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Word Origin and History for living-room

living room

n.

"room set up for ordinary social use," 1795 (as opposed to bedroom, dining room, etc.); from living (n.) + room (n.).

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