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home cinema


an elaborate home set-up of electronics for the viewing of movies (etc.) as one would at the cinema, often with big screens and surround-sound stereo; also called home theater

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  • His father, mother and sister Jean were all going into town for the afternoon while he stayed at home alone.

    Ticktock and Jim Keith Robertson
  • It would be better to go and grumble than to be left at home alone.

  • "It is hardly safe to send her home alone," he thought, as he looked into her face and saw how weak she was.

    The Rector of St. Mark's Mary J. Holmes
  • A weariness intense was upon me and I wanted to be home alone.

  • I suppose you think I expected him, because I stayed at home alone?

    Linda Tressel Anthony Trollope

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