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sun porch

a windowed porch or porchlike room having more window than wall area, intended to receive large amounts of sunlight.
an open pen, raised above the ground, for giving poultry light and air under sanitary conditions.
Origin of sun porch
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A uniformed maid, bearing a tray of dishes, entered from the sun porch.

    Joan of the Journal Helen Diehl Olds
  • She continued to sleep for three days, only for those three days her sun porch was a bower of roses.

    Making the House a Home Edgar A. Guest
  • Without a glance at the curious group at the other end of the sun porch, she soon turned and went within.

    Rilla of the Lighthouse Grace May North

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