delivery room


an area in a hospital equipped for delivering babies.
a room or area in which deliveries are made or received, as the section of a public library where books are taken out or returned.

Origin of delivery room

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for delivery room

  • By special preparation, the ordinary bedroom may be fashioned into a delivery-room.

    The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler

Medicine definitions for delivery room

delivery room


A room or an area in a hospital that is equipped for delivering babies.
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