war room

noun

Definition of war room

1 : a room at a military headquarters where maps showing the current status of troops in battle are maintained
2 : a room (as at a business headquarters) used for conferences and planning that is often specially equipped (as with computers, or charts)

Examples of war room in a Sentence

  1. the war room of the candidate's campaign headquarters

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First Known Use of war room

1901


WAR ROOM Defined for English Language Learners

war room

noun

Definition of war room for English Language Learners

  • : a room where battles are planned that is equipped with maps, computers, etc.

  • : a room where people meet and exchange plans, ideas, information, etc., in an active way


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