classroom

[ klas-room, -roo m, klahs- ]
/ ˈklæsˌrum, -ˌrʊm, ˈklɑs- /

noun

a room, as in a school or college, in which classes are held.
any place where one learns or gains experience: The sea is the sailor's classroom.

Origin of classroom

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; class + room
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British Dictionary definitions for classroom

classroom

/ (ˈklɑːsˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

a room in which classes are conducted, esp in a school or college
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Word Origin and History for classroom

classroom


n.

also class-room, 1811, from class (n.) + room (n.).

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