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[suhn-room, -roo m] /ˈsʌnˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a room designed to admit a large amount of sunlight; sun parlor or sun porch.
Origin of sunroom
1920-25, Americanism; sun + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for sunroom
  • Move the tree to a greenhouse or cool, bright location, such as a sunroom.
  • Removing the piece of paper from the pad, he crosses the sunroom and discreetly slips it into my palm.
  • He likes do-it-yourself projects and spent many weekends turning a deck off his house into a sunroom.
  • The building's interior includes a sunroom, a grand salon and marble staircases.
  • The bed and breakfast features a screened sunroom, movie room and game room.
  • The sunroom has tile floors and features triple pane windows which look out to a colorful back yard with rows of roses.
  • For example, a sunroom that does not comply with the code is added to a house.
  • The sunroom floor is tile and gets quite warm in the winter when the sunroom blinds stand open all day.
  • The door leading into the sunroom from the house is left in place.
  • The sunroom is not heated and utilized as habitable space.
British Dictionary definitions for sunroom


/ˈsʌnˌruːm; ˈsʌnˌrʊm/
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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