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1. A large room in which guests are entertained.
2. A ceremonial reception.
3. A large private room on a railroad sleeping car.
[Short for earlier withdrawing room.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. a room where visitors are received and entertained; living room; sitting room
2. archaic a ceremonial or formal reception, esp at court
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a formal reception room, esp. in an apartment or private house.
2. (in a railroad car) a private room for two or three passengers.
3. Brit. a formal reception, esp. at court.
[1635–45; shortening of now obsolete withdrawing room]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
drawing room- A shortening of withdrawing room, the room to which the ladies withdrew, leaving the men to smoking and drinking.
See also related terms for leaving.
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|Noun||1.||drawing room - a formal room where visitors can be received and entertained|
reception room - a room for receiving and entertaining visitors (as in a private house or hotel)
|2.||drawing room - a private compartment on a sleeping car with three bunks and a toilet|
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
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drawing roomn → salotto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
drawing room(ˈdroːiŋrum) noun
a sitting room. voorhuis, sitkamer غُرْفَةُ الجُلوس гостна sala de estar přijímací pokoj, salón das Empfangszimmer dagligstue καθιστικόsala de estar اتاق پذیرایی sali salonסלון बैठक soba za crtanje, dnevna soba ruang duduk stássstofa salotto 客間 응접실 svetainë viesistaba ruang tamu huiskamer, woonkamerstue, salong د كښيناستو كوټه cameră de zi гостиная obývačka dnevna soba salong, sällskapsrum ห้องรับแขก oturma odası 客廳 вітальня دیوان خانہ phòng khách 客厅
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