sitting room


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Recent Examples on the Web Further in, the home also features a master suite with separate sitting room, two walk-in closets and dressing areas, and a spa-like master bath. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "River Oaks home offers traditional style, modern amenities," 5 Sep. 2020 The soundproof chamber was comfortable, with a sitting room, shower, and small kitchen, but all clues to the time of day—such as a clocks, radio, or telephone—were banished. Jo Marchant, Wired, "The Oysters That Knew What Time It Was," 1 Sep. 2020 On the first floor, a large bullet hole was discovered in the pocket door leading from the parlor to a sitting room toward the rear of the house. Mary Jane Brewer, cleveland, "Mysteries and curiosities abound in McDowell-Phillips House turret rooms," 29 Aug. 2020 Instead, Michelle Obama recorded her speech in her sitting room, and vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris spoke live in a conference hall, empty but for a couple dozen journalists. Washington Examiner Staff, Washington Examiner, "Kamala Harris acceptance speech follows Obama's electric address," 20 Aug. 2020 Today, the lower level guest suite is a vacation rental with a sitting room, bedroom, bathroom and mini decks to see expansive views of Marquam Nature Park and beyond. oregonlive, "Stay in the Manzanita schoolhouse and other unique Oregon getaways: Is it time for a fun family reunion?," 31 July 2020 In a brightly colored sitting room somewhere in Nigeria, a couple and their teenage daughter are gathered comfortably in front of the television, watching a foreign film. Wilfred Okiche, The Christian Science Monitor, "How two Nigerian women are breaking into comedy’s boys club," 10 Aug. 2020 The master suite includes a sitting room with natural light and a dressing room. Emilia Benton, Houston Chronicle, "Rice/Museum District home spotlights finishes, amenities," 1 Aug. 2020 In addition to a bedroom, opulent bathroom and large, custom closet, the primary suite has a study and sitting room. Mary Grace Granados, Dallas News, "No, it’s not floating, but this three-bedroom Dallas home with windows everywhere gives that illusion," 11 July 2020

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First Known Use of sitting room

1771, in the meaning defined above

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13 Sep 2020

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“Sitting room.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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