- a small living room, often one that forms part of a suite in a hotel, private house, etc.
Origin of sitting room
First recorded in 1765–75
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Examples from the Web for sitting room
The Bines what-not in the sitting-room was grimly orthodox in its equipment.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
But the left has a sitting-room and bedroom, with a bathroom between the two.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
Rico did not find his cousin in the sitting-room; so he went to the kitchen, and opened the door.
Just as she opened the door of Andrew's cottage, Wiseli came out of the sitting-room.
She knew that Andrew lay within in the bed-room behind the sitting-room.
- a room in a private house or flat used for relaxation and entertainment of guests
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