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 Amenities in the home include a cathedral ceiling in the great room that has beams. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "2020 Parade of Homes is going part virtual, part in-person," 7 Aug. 2020 Upon entering the home, you are greeted by the great room, an expansive space for entertaining or relaxing. Amanda Molitor, The Denver Post, "Create the life you’ve dreamed of in this Crestmoor Park home," 19 June 2020 The great room blends traditional design and modern accents with exposed beams on the ceiling and a fireplace as the focal piece. Dallas News, "Take a look inside this renovated, blue-hued Beverly Drive home with elements of its 1928 origin," 3 June 2020 Unwind and catch up in the great room, which has a vaulted ceiling and French doors that open to the outdoor oasis. Dallas News, "Turtle Creek custom home in University Park showcased," 12 July 2020 The dining room combines with the great room with a two-sided fireplace and elegant formal lounge. Jordyn Noennig, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer lists a Fox Point home on Lake Michigan for $3.75 million," 9 July 2020 The great room, in the newer part of the house, is ideal for family gatherings with its homey vibes, soaring ceilings and gas fireplace. cleveland, "1832 Bay home was first in village to have a bathroom: House of the Week," 3 July 2020 The house also has a great room with fireplace; a chef's kitchen and formal dining room; a master suite including two walk-in closets, a balcony, and a bath with dual vanities, soaking tub, and walk-in shower; and a gym. TheWeek, "6 homes made for wine lovers," 27 June 2020 Vaulted beams and chandeliers hang over the formal great room and dining room, and other highlights include a bamboo garden, tile kitchen, formal study and step-down library with wood panels and turquoise carpet. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Norton Simon’s son sells Beverly Hills estate for $25 million," 2 July 2020

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First Known Use of great room

1639, in the meaning defined above

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10 Aug 2020

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“Great room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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