ladies' room

noun

Definition of ladies' room 

: a room equipped with lavatories and toilets for the use of women

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Masked man doing martial arts tries to use ladies' room: Forest Grove police log Not every police agency provides a log of its responses, and few do it with the finesse of the Forest Grove Police Department. Everton Bailey Jr., OregonLive.com, "Tualatin man accused of killing his mom, injuring brother," 15 May 2018 An older woman in an Old Navy sweatshirt, who walked with two canes, had been screaming because of a lack of toilet paper in the ladies' room. Alaska Dispatch News, "A day in the life of battered Puerto Rico," 30 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of ladies' room

1870, in the meaning defined above

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ladies' room

noun

English Language Learners Definition of ladies' room

: a public bathroom for use by women and girls

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