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reading room

a room set aside for reading, as in a library or club.
Origin of reading room
First recorded in 1750-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • This room was used as a sort of sitting room and reading room.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • Room 313 is the reading room devoted to Art and Architecture.

    Handbook of The New York Public Library New York Public Library
  • There was a plan to form a reading room and library to take its place.

    A Little Girl in Old Boston Amanda Millie Douglas
  • He went through the corridor and into the reading room to buy a paper.

    Chester Rand Horatio Alger, Jr
  • It built a reading room, and the walls were covered with charcoal pictures.

    Sunlight Patch

    Credo Fitch Harris
  • It contained the rules that govern the use of the reading room.

    Chimney-Pot Papers Charles S. Brooks
  • But what a mine of useless facts he had got together over in the reading room!

    My Life Josiah Flynt
  • We had noticed a reading room and a park: to the latter we found our way.

  • I can easily get you a days ticket for the reading room, she said.

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