SRO

noun
\ ˌes-(ˌ)är-ˈō How to pronounce SRO (audio) \

Definition of SRO

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a house, apartment building, or residential hotel in which low-income or welfare tenants live in single rooms

Definition of SRO (Entry 2 of 2)

standing room only

First Known Use of SRO

Noun

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for SRO

Noun

single-room occupancy

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“SRO.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/SRO. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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