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sitting room

noun
1.
a small living room, often one that forms part of a suite in a hotel, private house, etc.
Origin of sitting room
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • The Ethels sat before the fire in the sitting room like judges on the bench.

    Ethel Morton's Holidays Mabell S. C. Smith
  • The schoolmistress went with her as far as the sitting room.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He found Keziah in the sitting room, seated by the table, evidently writing a letter.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Then she returned to the sitting room and collapsed in a rocking chair.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • It was with difficulty the family could be driven into the sitting room in the evening.

  • She came rushing into the sitting room brandishing the paper.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
  • Mrs. McVeigh entered the sitting room some time after and was astonished to find her still there and alone.

    The Bondwoman Marah Ellis Ryan
  • I led the way into my sitting room and asked him to sit down.

    The Moon and Sixpence W. Somerset Maugham
  • The door of the sitting room was opened quickly, and two boys dashed into the room.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
British Dictionary definitions for sitting room

sitting room

noun
1.
a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests
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