sitting room


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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 The guesthouse has a bedroom, small kitchen, sitting room with fireplace, bathroom and patio. New York Times, "House Hunting in … Italy," 27 June 2018 The bedroom, sitting room and en-suite bathroom boast floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the magnificent Crater below. Town & Country, "These Are the 83 Top Hotels Around the World," 6 Oct. 2016 Today, the floor plan lends itself to a spacious B&B, with a second-floor owner’s suite consisting of a bedroom, sitting room and bath that are accessible from a private staircase on the north side of the house. Joan Walden,, "288 Hopmeadow Street, Simsbury," 21 June 2018 In the corner of one sitting room towers an antique narwhal tusk, its tip nearly piercing the 11-foot ceiling. Charlotte Cowles, Harper's BAZAAR, "Architect of Dreams: Juan Pablo Molyneux," 27 Jan. 2015 The Queen’s saloon is a 75-foot-long carriage divided into a formal entrance hall, sitting room, bedroom, and full-size bathroom. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Inside the Royal Train Taking the Queen and Meghan Markle on a Girls' Trip Today," 14 June 2018 There’s also top-notch service and a spritz of local buzz as glamorous Madrileños pop in to see and be seen in the hotel’s suite of sitting rooms, bar and a cozy restaurant done up by A-list interior designer Lorenzo Castillo. Andrew Ferren, WSJ, "How to Spend an Indulgent Day in Madrid for $2,400—or $400," 13 June 2018

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1771, in the meaning defined above

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