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sun parlor

a porch or room with many windows exposed to sunshine; sun porch; solarium.
Origin of sun parlor
1915-20, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • She was warmed in the sun-parlor, concentrated under blue glass and aired on the roof garden.

    The Gay Gnani of Gingalee Florence Huntley
  • She had her own study, her own bath, her own sleeping porch and sun-parlor.

    On the Stairs Henry B. Fuller
  • "I think it will be more convenient for both of you to use the sun-parlor room on the second floor," said Aunt Caroline.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • I donate her along with the sun-parlor and the oil stove and the telescope and the view.

    The Lookout Man B. M. Bower
  • Somehow the doors of the sun-parlor had not been fastened as usual, and a patient had stayed up there after lights were out.

    Leerie Ruth Sawyer
  • There was a sun-parlor, a large, splendid room with wide windows and the deck on three sides.

    The U-boat hunters James B. Connolly
  • Up-stairs in the ell of the house, over the sun-parlor, is a large sitting-room.

    Remodeled Farmhouses Mary H. Northend
  • Mary was resting in the chair beneath the southern windows of the sun-parlor of the Doctor's bungalow.

    The Foolish Virgin Thomas Dixon
  • "There's cyanogen in this room," Craig remarked keenly, still tasting, as he stood near the sun-parlor.

    The Social Gangster Arthur B. Reeve
  • The Doctor persuaded her to spend one more winter basking in his sun-parlor and finishing the final chapters of his book.

    The Foolish Virgin Thomas Dixon

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