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[skool-room, -roo m] /ˈskulˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a room in which a class is conducted or pupils are taught.
Origin of schoolroom
First recorded in 1765-75; school1 + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • And he sprang from his stool, as their teacher entered the schoolroom door.

  • The college bell was beginning to ring out as they entered the schoolroom.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • They traversed the cloisters again, and tried the door of the schoolroom.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • He would keep us out of the cloisters; he would keep us out of our own schoolroom.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • She entered, took off her things in the room appropriated to her, and passed into the schoolroom.

    The Channings Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Notice a rainbow, when possible, and form one with a prism in the schoolroom.

    Classic Myths Mary Catherine Judd
  • This exulting announcement greeted Polly as she entered the schoolroom.

  • Our schoolhouse is a two-story building, with a schoolroom on each floor.

    Cy Whittaker's Place Joseph C. Lincoln
  • The robots began to bring cots and to place them in the schoolroom, row on row.

Word Origin and History for schoolroom

1773, from school (n.1) + room (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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