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)

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This leads to the expansive great room that includes a dining area and kitchen. Lauren Ro, Curbed, "Charred timber clads this gorgeous lake house," 6 June 2018 Move on through to the two-story great room, which offers floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace and a view of the large backyard. Maureen C. Gilmer, Indianapolis Star, "Hot Property: New kid on the block blends in with historic Meridian Street homes," 4 May 2018 At more than 30 feet by 18 feet, the eat-in kitchen extends seamlessly to the 24-by-18-foot great room. Joan Walden,, "59 Lord Davis Lane, Avon," 8 Mar. 2018 Hotel occupancy is higher, which limits your chances of booking a great room, as are nightly rates for hotel rooms all over the city. New York Times, "How to Enjoy a Luxury Las Vegas Getaway on a Budget," 22 Feb. 2018 The home's wow factor is evident in the great room with its stone firplace, skylights and vaulted wooden ceiling. Joey Morona,, "Bath contemporary has wow factor for $1.4M: Akron House of the Week," 22 Jan. 2018 The city permitted the addition of a new great room, garage, two bedrooms, and remodeling of the existing home, and when the property sold again in April 2016, the Depression-era home went for more than $1.3 million. John Hilliard,, "For sale in Newton: A truce in the teardown wars," 8 June 2018 The Doreys would take over the great room, Alissa would move into her parents’ old room. Ronda Kaysen, New York Times, "Need More Space? Deciding to Fix Up or Trade Up," 20 Apr. 2018 The wow factor begins right through the front door, past the floating staircase and into the huge open-concept great room. Joey Morona,, "Avon Lake contemporary with hip vibe asks $975k: House of the Week," 16 Mar. 2018

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1639, in the meaning defined above

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