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master bedroom

noun
1.
a principal bedroom in a house or apartment, usually the largest, typically occupied by the person or persons who head the household.
Origin of master bedroom
1925-1930
1925-30
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  • To the right from the head of the stairs is the master bedroom with a brick hearth and brick and wood mantel.

  • Inside the house the northeast room (the master bedroom) was designated the assembly room.

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  • Although it was often little larger than a double bed, it was the master bedroom of the period.

    If You're Going to Live in the Country Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  • Silently the two men darted up the ramp to the pent-apartment, dashed into the master bedroom.

    Slaves of Mercury Nat Schachner
  • At the McDonald ranch house the master bedroom had been turned into a clean room for the assembly of the bomb core.

    Trinity [Atomic test] Site White Sands Missile Range Public Affairs Office

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