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sun parlor

a porch or room with many windows exposed to sunshine; sun porch; solarium.
Origin of sun parlor
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The babies' sun parlor is a wonderful addition to our nursery.

    Dear Enemy Jean Webster
  • “But there is no door from your room to the roof of the sun parlor,” objected Burton.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston
  • Gabrielle and Jim listened to the reading of the letter left in the sun parlor.

    Cupid's Middleman Edward B. Lent
  • After breakfast we went out in what they call the sun parlor.

    Gullible's Travels, Etc. Ring W. Lardner
  • Mary, who faced him across the table in the sun parlor, tapped a forefinger on the writing-pad and looked him in the eye.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • So the rustic stairway could go up to the roof of the sun parlor, and I could make that up into a sort of roof garden.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston
  • That evening at six-thirty, when Nolan came up for dinner, Eveley met him on the roof garden over the sun parlor.

    Eve to the Rescue

    Ethel Hueston
  • She's done more tattin' settin' in my sun parlor than'd trim all the petticoats in Brookvale.

    Drusilla with a Million Elizabeth Cooper
  • Suddenly the three children saw the upper end of the ladder—the part that was raised up over the roof of the sun parlor.

  • As it was, it cost me four thousand dollars to pull out two walls so that we could have a sun parlor.

    The Abandoned Farmers Irvin S. Cobb

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