or home room
[hohm-room, -roo m]
- 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.
Origin of homeroom
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Related Words for homeroomdivision, room, grade, study, course, session, seminar, subject, subdivision, form, academy, section, recitation, colloquium, line, homeroom, seminary
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Contemporary Examples of homeroom
The homeroom teacher came into the office shortly after my mother arrived.How I Went From Prep School to Prison
February 17, 2009
- 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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