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gun·room

 (gŭn′ro͞om′, -ro͝om′)
n.
The quarters of midshipmen and junior officers on a British warship.
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gunroom

(ˈɡʌnˌruːm)
n
1. (Military) (esp in the Royal Navy) the mess allocated to subordinate or junior officers
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a room where guns are stored
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I was well satisfied with my cabin, which was in the after part, opening upon the gunroom.
We hike the fort, explore the shadowy gunrooms, climb the echoing, circling staircases and walk through the casemates that look out on the other Tortugas--Bush, Loggerhead, Long, East, Middle and Hospital Keys.
His scribes were tucked into the gunrooms of every avid hunter in America.
Sometimes, at great garden parties, literary luncheons, or in the quiet of an exclusive gunroom, a laugh rings out.
We can start by looking more closely at Connolly's praise of Yates: "Sometimes, at great garden parties, literary luncheons, or in the quiet of an exclusive gunroom, a laugh rings out." Connolly gives us three places--or sorts of places--where admirers of Yates may encounter one another: