living space

noun

Definition of living space

  1. 1 :  territory needed or sought for occupation by a nation whose population is expanding :  lebensraum countries which had the doubtful honor of being regarded as belonging to Germany's living space — Paul Einzig

  2. 2 :  habitable space in a dwelling only actual rooms can be called living space — J. R. Dalzell

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