dining room


Definition of dining room 

: a room used for eating meals

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There's also a private dining room with a single large table that can be reserved for extra-charge wine-and-food-pairing dinners. Gene Sloan, USA TODAY, "New Crystal Cruises river ship, Crystal Ravel, christened on Danube," 11 July 2018 Then there was the dining room, part of which was built into the side of a hill. Tim Mckeough, New York Times, "In the Hudson Valley, a Home With Centuries’ Worth of Stories," 3 July 2018 Upon entry, there is a dining room at right and a large living room at left, both with fireplaces. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, "For sale: Homes built centuries apart in Upton," 22 June 2018 Slim Chickens will be open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. There will be a dining room, carryout, and catering available. Bob Bong, Daily Southtown, "Comings & Goings: Bertucci's in Palos Hills closes, property for sale," 20 Mar. 2018 Thirteen of us shared five bedrooms (one was a converted dining room). Jesmyn Ward, The Atlantic, "How Poverty and Racism Persist in Mississippi," 1 Mar. 2018 Near the front entrance is a large formal dining room, which leads into the kitchen at the back of the house. Emma Kate Fittes, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: It's always summer at this $1.2 million Zionsville estate," 9 Feb. 2018 The dining room is open to the kitchen and living room. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "Retreat close to heart of the city is open today, Sunday, June 3," 3 June 2018 The dining room gets a certain casual-cozy-chic ambience from dark yellow walls containing art for sale, and there’s a neighborly vibe that makes a newcomer feel welcome. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Pairings Bistro in Bel Air delivers imaginative food and wine," 21 May 2018

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1601, in the meaning defined above

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