great room

noun

Definition of great room

: a large room in a residence usually serving several functions (as of a dining room, living room, and family room)

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Either way, spacious and flexible living spaces feature immaculate kitchens opening to luxurious great rooms as well as nooks for privacy. Cameron Sullivan, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: House hunt while on the way to the coast," 26 July 2019 In addition, an indoor-outdoor great room with a floor-to-ceiling fireplace expands to a spacious deck overlooking the verdant grounds. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Wine country ranch of Kansas City Chiefs founder Lamar Hunt lists for $19.95 million," 11 July 2019 Highlights include dinner in the great room and drinks on the cupola at sunset. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fallbrook Democratic Club receives Club of the Year Award," 20 June 2019 With five bedrooms, two bathrooms, two powder rooms, an artist's studio, and an enormous great room that opens up to a kitchen and dining area, this loft is definitely ready to be called home by a new owner—or maybe seven? Elizabeth Gulino, House Beautiful, "The Giant Soho Loft From MTV’s The Real World is On The Market For $7.5 Million," 24 May 2019 The Salish plan, one of the community’s most popular homes, is distinctive for its two-story great room that creates a grand environment for entertaining. Toll Brothers, The Seattle Times, "Community features luxury homes, mountain views," 11 Apr. 2019 Sliding glass doors disappear seamlessly, opening the great room to a wading pool on one side and a 40-foot lap pool and spa on the other. Megan Barber, Curbed, "Airy modern masterpiece in Sarasota asks $3.9M," 17 July 2019 The great room is awash in natural light and is anchored on one side by a gas fireplace. Sliding French doors open to one of two Ipe decks and fantastic private outdoor space that offers north-facing hillside and oak views. Monica Lander, The Mercury News, "Sponsored: New construction in Orinda delivers thoughtful design and incredible views," 26 June 2019 Above that, light hardwood covers the great room and master suite, which takes in neighborhood views through a wall of windows. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Former Anaheim Duck Andrew Cogliano lists Newport Beach home for sale," 10 June 2019

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First Known Use of great room

1639, in the meaning defined above

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