dining room


Definition of dining room

: a room used for eating meals

Examples of dining room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The foyer leads to a spacious living room with an ornate antique fireplace and a dining room. Dallas News, "Preston Hollow home is ‘haven of enjoyment’," 5 July 2020 Amenities include a social engagement room, community dining room with a warming kitchen, business center and covered parking. Katherine Feser, Houston Chronicle, "Affordable housing project breaks ground in East End," 30 June 2020 For months, this had been his private office: an espresso machine and an empty dining room. Simon Montlake, The Christian Science Monitor, "Will America still go out to eat? One restaurateur’s moment of truth.," 29 June 2020 This location does not have a dining room and offers carryout, delivery and catering only. Shaena Montanari, The Arizona Republic, "Lou Malnati’s is opening a fourth Arizona restaurant. Here's what you need to know," 23 June 2020 The emergency order also allows businesses to transform what would normally be required parking into a makeshift dining room. Aubrey Wieber, Anchorage Daily News, "To encourage social distancing, Anchorage will allow alcohol to be served in parking lots and on sidewalks," 17 June 2020 The scent — an offbeat veil of rhubarb, daffodil, and cedarwood, the fumes of artisanal dessert wafting through an oak dining room — premieres with a kaleidoscopic cast of 43. Brennan Kilbane, Allure, "Marc Jacobs Isn't Perfect, But His New Fragrance Is," 30 July 2020 Some kids may prefer working in large open spaces, such as a living or dining room. Jenna Ryu, USA TODAY, "Round 2 of online school: How to get your remote learning act together for fall," 30 July 2020 Plus the dim sum-style service, during which servers would push carts around the dining room enticing diners to try different dishes, isn't feasible any more, Asher says. Tirion Morris, The Arizona Republic, "It's '1 step up and 2 steps back' for Arizona bar owners. Here's why some are holding out," 9 July 2020

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First Known Use of dining room

1601, in the meaning defined above

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3 Aug 2020

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“Dining room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dining%20room. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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: a room that is used for eating meals

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