dining room


: a room used for eating meals

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Commodore Room is the second main dining room on the ship and is much smaller and more intimate than Hudson’s. Megan Dubois, Chron, 24 Nov. 2022 Adjacent to the kitchen and featuring more views to the east is the formal dining room. James Alexander, Hartford Courant, 18 Nov. 2022 Nearby is the formal dining room, complete with a wet bar. Abby Montanez, Robb Report, 3 Nov. 2022 Beyond that is a dining room, with a simple black table and chairs and the odd piece of heirloom antique furniture, leading on to the kitchen. Ruth Bloomfield, WSJ, 26 Oct. 2022 There is the dining room, with its welcoming central bar and cobalt blue mosaic lamps and turquoise wall hung with dozens of decorative plates. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 12 Oct. 2022 Also on the main floor is the dining room designed by Creatures of Place. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 8 Oct. 2022 Nearby, there's a formal living and dining room as well as a large office/library with a private terrace. Amethyst Tate, Peoplemag, 4 Oct. 2022 Also new is an intimate four-table dining room dedicated to Mari’s Kitchen, a popular feature at Hollywood’s Yellow Green Farmers Market. Ben Crandell, Sun Sentinel, 1 Oct. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dining room was in 1601

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“Dining room.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dining%20room. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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dining room


: a room used for eating meals

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