squad room


  1. a room in a police station where police officers assemble, as for inspection, roll call, or duty assignments.
  2. a room in a barracks in which a number of soldiers sleep.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of squad room1

First recorded in 1940–45

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Example Sentences

The detectives transported the evidence to their squad room and stepped out for dinner.

I fear I may not have as much force with a squad room as a sergeant should have, sir.

Corporal Shrimp was alone in the squad room when the two chums entered.

This squad room was a good deal like a madhouse when the sergeant wasn't here.

He was equally at home in saddle or squad-room, and at all times was friend and almost father to his men.

Hal and Noll returned to squad room, where they spent some little time going over their equipment.


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