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sunroom

[suhn-room, -roo m] /ˈsʌnˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room designed to admit a large amount of sunlight; sun parlor or sun porch.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; sun + room
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sunroom

/ˈsʌnˌruːm; ˈsʌnˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a room or glass-enclosed porch designed to display beautiful views, to admit and retain the sun's heat in cool countries, and reflect it away in warm countries
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