or home room
[ hohm-room, -room ]
/ ˈhoʊmˌrum, -ˌrʊm /
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a classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher, who takes attendance and administers other school business.
(in an elementary school) the classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade receive instruction in all subjects except those requiring special facilities.
the pupils in a particular homeroom.
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Example sentences from the Web for homeroom
The homeroom teacher came into the office shortly after my mother arrived.
British Dictionary definitions for homeroom
/ (ˈhəʊmˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /
a room in a school used by a particular group of students as a base for registration, notices, etc
a group of students who use the same room as a base in school
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