presence chamber

noun Chiefly British.

the special room in which a great personage, as a sovereign, receives guests, holds audiences, etc.

Origin of presence chamber

First recorded in 1555–65 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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presence chamber


the room in which a great person, such as a monarch, receives guests, assemblies, etc
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