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great room

noun
1.
a large, open room in a house, especially a living room that doubles as a family room or dining room.
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  • Mistress Lettice in the great room went into hysterics for the fifth time that morning.

    Prisoners of Hope Mary Johnston
  • Five hundred workmen were polishing off their plates in the great room.

    Still Jim Honor Willsie Morrow
  • The cooks worked in an open-ended extension at the rear of the great room.

    On Canada's Frontier Julian Ralph
  • Miss Merton, Marjorie's pet aversion, had stalked into the great room.

    Marjorie Dean Pauline Lester
  • A puff of the morning breeze entered the great room, faint and chill.

    The Rescue Joseph Conrad
  • She took Elsie's hand, and ran hastily across the great room.

  • Barclay's hard jaw trembled, and his eyes were wet as he rose and limped across the great room.

    A Certain Rich Man William Allen White
  • This last was a great room between the woodshed and kitchen proper.

    Hester's Counterpart Jean K. Baird
  • The tower is still standing, and the great room where the monks ate and drank—used at present as a granary.

    After Dark Wilkie Collins
  • It was in the great room of the temple that the Prefect and the Priest awaited their victims.

    Aurelian William Ware

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