solarium

noun
so·​lar·​i·​um | \ sō-ˈler-ē-əm How to pronounce solarium (audio) , sə-\
plural solaria\ sō-​ˈler-​ē-​ə How to pronounce solaria (audio) , sə-​ \ also solariums

Definition of solarium

: a glass-enclosed porch or room also : a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light

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The property used to be known as Maplehurst Farm, and this building has been transformed into a family room, solarium, and half bath — a renovation that deliberately exposed the wood beams. John Ellement, Boston.com Real Estate, "Home of the Week: For under $500,000, an updated Hanover farmhouse," 29 Aug. 2019 There’s also a tanning room, solarium and game room. chicagotribune.com, "Big home, big deal: The Manor in Holmby Hills sets an LA County price record at $119.75 million," 6 Aug. 2019 Stone columns frame a sunny solarium, and three arched doorways connect the space to the outdoors. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Sugar Ray Leonard eyes a $52-million prize in Pacific Palisades," 27 July 2019 Built in 1987, this spacious three-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home also boasts a picturesque circle drive, an in-ground salt water pool, three-car garage, and a solarium for enjoying the views. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "A House on a Private Island in the Middle of the Suburbs? For Less Than $1 Million? Believe it.," 19 July 2019 There’s also a tanning room, solarium and game room. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Big home, big deal: The Manor in Holmby Hills sets new L.A. County price record at $120 million," 1 July 2019 The top floor houses a penthouse apartment including a pool, a solarium and lush retro carpeting. Catalina Righter, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, "Historic opera house in Westminster sells at auction for $305K; buyer says ‘we want to be good neighbors’," 8 Aug. 2019 While there, enjoy the solarium relaxation room, sauna, steam room and indoor and outdoor hot tubs. Sarah Kuta, The Know, "Serious self-care: A guide to Colorado’s must-visit spas," 30 July 2019 Stone columns frame a sunny solarium, and three arched doorways connect the space to the outdoors. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property: Sugar Ray Leonard eyes a $52-million prize in Pacific Palisades," 27 July 2019

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First Known Use of solarium

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for solarium

Latin, porch exposed to the sun, from sol

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solarium

noun

English Language Learners Definition of solarium

: a room with walls and a ceiling that are made of glass to allow in sunlight
British : a room where you can lie in the sun or get a tan

solarium

noun
so·​lar·​i·​um | \ sō-ˈlar-ē-əm, sə-, -ˈler- How to pronounce solarium (audio) \
plural solaria\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce solaria (audio) \ also solariums

Medical Definition of solarium

: a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light

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