wardroom

[ wawrd-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈwɔrdˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun (on a warship)

the area serving as the living quarters for all commissioned officers except the commanding officer.
the dining saloon and lounge for these officers.
these officers collectively.

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Origin of wardroom

First recorded in 1795–1805; ward + room
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British Dictionary definitions for wardroom

wardroom
/ (ˈwɔːdˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

the quarters assigned to the officers (except the captain) of a warship
the officers of a warship collectively, excepting the captain
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