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[skool-room, -roo m] /ˈskulˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a room in which a class is conducted or pupils are taught.
Origin of schoolroom
1765-75; school1 + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • All was now bustle and hubbub in the late quiet schoolroom.
  • But this occasional schoolroom clumsiness only draws me closer to you.
  • The entire process of regeneration can be watched in the schoolroom or laboratory.
  • Such eggs are easy to care for and observe in the schoolroom.
  • Inside are four rooms that originally functioned as a courtroom, a schoolroom, and offices for attorneys and clerks.
  • The interior has undoubtedly been altered little except for its conversion from a schoolroom into a small museum of local history.
  • Teachers were named to supervise schoolroom kitchens and food was used to pay railroad workers.
  • Have them listen closely for descriptions of the schoolroom.
  • Most were probably eager to leave the schoolroom and begin the rituals of manhood.
  • Even the original benches in the schoolroom in one of the end pavilions remain.
Word Origin and History for schoolroom

1773, from school (n.1) + room (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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