reading room


noun
  1. a room set aside for reading, as in a library or club.

Origin of reading room

1
First recorded in 1750–60

Words Nearby reading room

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How to use reading room in a sentence

  • For a time she operated a reading-room that M. de Trailles had established for her on rue Coquenard.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • A reading-room was started, and grew and grew till a substantial place was required for the accommodation of the members.

    The Hills and the Vale | Richard Jefferies
  • By silent agreement they breakfasted together, and then made their way into the reading-room and drew up to the fire.

    Katharine Frensham | Beatrice Harraden