[ 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.

Origin of wardroom

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

/ (ˈwɔːdˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /


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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