sitting room


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One of several sitting rooms in the Mazza-Valente home. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "Luxury Homeowners Discover the Delight of Sicily Living," 20 Dec. 2018 Speaking partly through a translator, Kulczyk is perched on a white sofa in a spectacular vaulted sitting room at her family office in a sprawling London townhouse. Natalia Rachlin, WSJ, "A New Museum is Putting This Swiss Alps Town on the Map," 12 Dec. 2018 The fixture might also be a whimsical, unexpected touch in an otherwise formal living room or sitting room. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "Do You Love Or Hate This Monkey Lamp?," 30 Jan. 2019 The stories spill out in the sitting rooms of Catholic convents, where portraits of Jesus keep watch and fans spin quietly overhead. Tim Sullivan, The Seattle Times, "AP finds long history of nuns abused by priests in India," 1 Jan. 2019 The living room, sitting room and staircase are a rich green color with white trim and ceilings. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "A major renovation improved 1872 Walker's Point home but kept the Gothic Revival charm," 3 May 2018 So that means kitchen, living room, dining room, and sitting room. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Martina McBride's House Is Filled with the Christmas Decorations of Your Dreams," 2 Dec. 2018 Downstairs, two bedrooms and a media room are partially built into the hillside, while the top floor is home to an office and sitting room. Liz Stinson, Curbed, "Modern home revolves around massive sculptural staircase," 5 Sep. 2018 Salek and his family had retreated to a handful of rooms, which rotated roles as bedrooms, dining rooms and sitting rooms as the required furniture was moved in and out. Joshua Levine, WSJ, "A Moroccan Retreat With a French Minimalist Spin," 13 Aug. 2018

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1771, in the meaning defined above

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