dining room


Definition of dining room 

: a room used for eating meals

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The open kitchen has stainless appliances and stone counters, and the dining room features built-in cabinetry; sliders lead to a good-sized deck and lush, landscaped backyard. Jon Gorey, BostonGlobe.com, "For sale: Homes with air conditioning in every room," 13 July 2018 The dining room has one wooden wall and a tile wall opposite it. Lauren Beale, latimes.com, "Racecar driver Alex Tagliani changes course in Las Vegas," 9 July 2018 By 1992, when longtime employees, Jay and Barbara Snyder, bought Hollyhock Hill, the dining room seated 150 people. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Hollyhock Hill restaurant is selling fried chicken dinners for $1.50," 7 July 2018 Nori’s back bar seats approximately 35, while the main dining room will seat another 40. Wesley Case, baltimoresun.com, "Korean ramen and sushi restaurant Nori getting set to open in Hampden," 27 June 2018 The spacious and uncommonly comfortable dining room is as white and khaki as a ’90s Gap commercial, giving the careful pops of color greater impact. Adam Erace, Philly.com, "After finding themselves unexpectedly homeless in West Chester, chef and his wife put down roots at Andiario," 19 June 2018 The formal dining room has tray ceilings with a custom trim design, oak hardwood floors, double arched floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors that lead into the butler’s pantry. Lisa Zapalac, Houston Chronicle, "River Oaks custom on tree-lined street near park," 17 June 2018 The dining room would be practically empty when family would be seated. Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit Pistons' Luke Kennard was groomed to be NBA player — by his dad," 17 June 2018 The dining room can be deafening when its 160 seats are full (which is most of the time, judging by my visits). Phil Vettel, chicagotribune.com, "Review: Anticipation for Pacific Standard Time pays off with wood-fired excellence," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of dining room

1601, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dining room was in 1601

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: a room that is used for eating meals

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