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or S.R.O.

  1. single-room occupancy.
  2. standing room only.
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  • It was SRO in the meeting room, packed to the gills with the entire ad-hoc, except for my new recruits.

    Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

    Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for sro


abbreviation for
  1. standing room only
  2. British Statutory Rules and Orders
  3. self-regulatory organization
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Word Origin and History for sro


1941, initialism for standing room only.

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