from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A room for retirement from another room, as from a dining room; a drawing-room.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A room used to withdraw or retire into, formerly generally behind the room in which the family took their meals; later, a parlor or reception-room: now abbreviated to drawing-room.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a formal room where visitors can be received and entertained
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