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reception room

noun
1.
a room for receiving visitors, clients, patients, etc.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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British Dictionary definitions for reception-room

reception room

noun
1.
a room in a private house suitable for entertaining guests, esp a lounge or dining room
2.
a room in a hotel suitable for large parties, receptions, etc
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