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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A service mark used for a commercial establishment equipped with washing machines and dryers, usually coin-operated and self-service. This service mark often occurs in print in lowercase: "pointed to a laundromat and a restaurant as viable businesses” ( Alaska Business Monthly).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a self-service laundry (service mark Laundromat) where coin-operated washing machines are available to individual customers

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