- an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies.
- a room or area in which deliveries are made or received, as the section of a public library where books are taken out or returned.
Origin of delivery room
First recorded in 1945–50
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Examples from the Web for delivery room
By special preparation, the ordinary bedroom may be fashioned into a delivery-room.The Mother and Her Child
William S. Sadler
- A room or an area in a hospital that is equipped for delivering babies.
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