Definition of solarium
-iaplay \sō-ˈler-ē-ə, sə-\ also
: a glass-enclosed porch or room; also : a room (as in a hospital) used especially for sunbathing or therapeutic exposure to light
Recent Examples of solarium from the Web
Jackie set up a nursery school in the third-floor solarium for Caroline and her friends.
For the master gardener, there is a solarium off the living/dining areas complete with indoor drainage grates, fountain and remote controlled skylights with rain sensing closers.
Mr. Shields waved to his friends as his bed was wheeled out of the solarium.
At 6:12, two nurses wearing blue latex gloves wheeled Mr. Shields into the solarium and plugged his medication pump into a wall socket.
Since then, projects have included the mansion's solarium, library and living room in the interior and one façade of the servant wing and the courtyard.
The Kennedys held a kindergarten in the White House solarium for daughter Caroline in 1963.
Each home boasts elegant arched entryways and windows, dramatic cathedral ceilings, extra-wide doorways with French or pocket doors, solariums opening onto beautiful patios, and an abundance of pantry and storage space.
Solarium: Sofa and chair striped cushion fabric—Lee Jofa (T); leejofa.com.
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Origin and Etymology of solarium
Latin, porch exposed to the sun, from sol
First Known Use: circa 1823See Words from the same year
SOLARIUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of solarium for English Language Learners
: a room with walls and a ceiling that are made of glass to allow in sunlight
: a room where you can lie in the sun or get a tan
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