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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
1765-1775
1765-75
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  • We settled into a stately sitting room furnished with a plump damask sofa and large armchairs.
  • We sat down for tea in the cool of her stone sitting room, beside the loom on which she wove carpets from her sheep's wool.
  • He sits cross-legged on the floor of his unfurnished sitting room, ignoring the constant ringing of his phone.
  • We walked into the sitting room, which was dominated by a dining table.
  • Father, a grey lump, was then moved to the sitting room.
  • We talked in a small, bare sitting room, warmed by a large metal stove that crackled in the corner.
  • Lunch was served in her elegant sitting room, which opens onto an inviting pool.
  • Here he had a bedroom and sitting room on the first floor, reached by an elevator.
  • The main sitting room had windows along one side that went from floor to ceiling, and they could be tilted open for cleaning.
  • O n the third floor of the lodge there is a large, sun-filled sitting room for guests with an enormous stone fireplace.
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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