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n.1.a room used for dining. In a residence, it usually contains a dining table and some furniture, such as a buffet or sideboard, for storing tableware and dining utensils.
References in classic literature ?
Her bedroom was adjoining, and across a small passage were the diningroom and kitchen.
Weston's diningroom does not accommodate more than ten comfortably; and for my part, I would rather, under such circumstances, fall short by two than exceed by two.
On the walls of the diningroom I saw a charming Bellotto, and there was a pair of Zoffanys that I envied.
Caption: Strilbing's Cathy Taub and Ewa Melanowicz have just listed this move-in ready corner two bedroom with a flex room they say can be used as an office, den, diningroom or nursery.
The property is a threebedroom mid-terrace house and has an entrance hall, lounge and diningroom.
After dinner Dreij asked Mrs Molyneux if the ring had been found, and on being told it had not he went out of the diningroom, and while witness was at the door calling in her dog she heard revolver shots.
After a few games of pool, we were ushered into the diningroom for what can only be described as a game of draughts.
2) Consider this passage from the fourth (externally focalized) section of Faulkner's The Sound and the Fury: "Dilsey answered [to Mrs Compson's call] and ceased clattering the stove, but before she could cross the kitchen Mrs Compson called her again, and before she crossed the diningroom and brought her head into relief against the gray splash of the window, still again.
Monogamy was never going to suit someone such as Brand - he thought that's something diningroom tables are made of.
This high-end diningroom has fed Bill Clinton and Madeleine Albright.
Unique in the cruise industry, the experience enables passengers to extend an invitation to their guests to join them onboard during sailing day for a four-course diningroom lunch with drinks, a ship tour and even a souvenir photo.
A NEW year brings new events, offers and dates for the diary at TheKaye Arms DiningRoom and Public House in Grange Moor.