great room


Definition of great room

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

Examples of great room in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The four-bedroom unit has direct elevator access, a 56-foot-long great room, a library and a main bedroom suite totaling more than 1,000 square feet with a fireplace and a dressing room, the listing shows. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, 11 July 2021 Many areas of the library remain closed, including the research room, great room, domestic policy theater, birthplace and helicopter interior. Christopher Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2021 The Modern farmhouse plan, within the community, includes four bedrooms and four baths with a great room, including the kitchen, dining and living spaces that overlook a large outdoor patio and side yard. Dallas News, 27 June 2021 The great room, which serves as the hub for residence, features a gas fireplace decorated with Montana Moss rock and native Ponderosa pine that gives the space a cozy ambiance. Neal Leitereg, Forbes, 7 June 2021 Inside, there’s a screening room (naturally), great room, family room and games room. Janice O'leary, Robb Report, 12 May 2021 The adjoining great room features a grand fireplace, built-ins, hardwood floors and a wall of windows overlooking the backyard. cleveland, 2 July 2021 The great room still beckons for family game time, but with a better wine list and refined lounge furnishings. Katie Kelly Bell, Forbes, 22 June 2021 The great room features a two-story cathedral ceiling with wood beams and a fireplace with a stone hearth and a mantel. Dallas News, 12 June 2021

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First Known Use of great room

1639, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jul 2021

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“Great room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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