front room

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Howard could remember as a kid going over to his grandparents’ Port Richmond rowhouse, where the family ran a grocery in the front room. Mike Newall, Philly.com, "How the Hoagie Historian is fighting to save Philly's beleaguered History Museum | Mike Newall," 11 July 2018 Looking past the woman, who was still blocking the doorway, Vince spied a framed photo resting atop a piano in the front room. Edward Mcclelland, Chicago Reader, "Meet Resurrection Mary, the ghost of Archer Avenue," 26 June 2018 Hundreds of dolls inhabit the East Hampton Victorian-era house, filling the floor and walls of the two front rooms and running up the entry-hall stairway. Susan Dunne, courant.com, "Hundreds Of Dolls Find New Life Under Loving Hands At Calling All Dolls Hospital," 22 May 2018 Next door 21 Dreams: Arts & Culture Collective features art shows in its front rooms that serve as a gallery. New York Times, "36 Hours in Montgomery, Ala.," 3 May 2018 The walls of the front rooms were painted in dark rich hues. Damon Johnstun, OregonLive.com, "Step into Dimore Studio's evocative world: Milan Design Week (photos)," 12 Apr. 2018 Over a couple of visits and many emails, the trio designed the front room using the Parisian space as a guide. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "John Derian’s New Store Is Perfectly at Home in Greenwich Village," 1 Apr. 2018 The front room has also successfully been used for a friend's birthday party. Sue Strachan, NOLA.com, "Why downsize? Designer makes the move from condominium to home in style," 30 May 2018 In the front room, custom shelving will host John Derian decoupage pieces and Astier de Villatte ceramics, alongside a selection of eclectic table linens, vintage cutlery and Buly 1803 beauty products. Natalia Rachlin, WSJ, "The Onetime Barneys Fashion Director Setting Up Shop in the English Countryside," 27 May 2018

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1781, in the meaning defined above

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