school·​room | \ ˈskül-ˌrüm How to pronounce schoolroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

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At the age of six or seven, boys would leave home for the schoolroom. Raquel López, National Geographic, "Did sons and daughters get the same education in ancient Greece?," 28 Aug. 2019 The room is fitted with institutional furniture from the 1970s, from a two-top table to an eight-top, crescent banquettes and schoolroom chairs. Ben Ratliff, New York Times, "Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl," 3 June 2019 The maker ethos has seeped into schoolrooms and manifested in meetups, clubs and other countless other community events. Erin Baldassari, The Mercury News, "San Mateo’s Maker Faire, Make: Magazine calls it quits," 8 June 2019 Globally, their teams in Asia, Africa, and Latin America have provided more than 1 million people with clean water, built 1,000 schools and schoolrooms overseas, and empowered more than 200,000 children with access to education. Good Housekeeping, "The Good Housekeeping Humanitarian Seal," 4 Aug. 2017 Both Garcia and Buesa have also taken part in meetings and shared the testimony of their respective fathers’ assassinations in schoolrooms. Washington Post, "Basque survivors warn against forgetting ETA’s violence," 5 May 2018 Proceeds from the luncheon will help to support the Weymouth School museum, so that current and future visitors can see how a schoolroom looked early in the 20th century. Mary Jane Brewer,, "Weymouth Preservation Society in Medina explores Victorian mourning customs during fundraiser luncheon," 16 Apr. 2018 The better sketches of the night (like the one set in a schoolroom) favored the ensemble, giving every actor involved a chance to shine. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Consider the 'Diner Lobster'," 17 Apr. 2018 The dropped ceiling and florescent lights have been removed and replaced with reproduction schoolroom lights, the hardwood floors have been refinished and new energy-efficient windows have been installed. Mary Jane Brewer,, "Weymouth Preservation Society in Medina explores Victorian mourning customs during fundraiser luncheon," 16 Apr. 2018

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1752, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of schoolroom

: a room where classes meet in a school


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