Definition of Dining-room

1. Noun. A room used for dining.

Exact synonyms: Dining Room
Terms within: Buffet, Counter, Sideboard, Dining-room Table
Specialized synonyms: Dining-hall, Mess, Mess Hall, Triclinium
Group relationships: Abode, Domicile, Dwelling, Dwelling House, Habitation, Home
Generic synonyms: Room

Definition of Dining-room

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dining room) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dining-room

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dining-room (current term)
dining-room attendant
dining area
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dining car
dining companion
dining compartment
dining facilities
dining facility
dining hall
dining leaf
dining needle
dining needles
dining room

Literary usage of Dining-room

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"At the left, the door of the dining-room, slightly ajar, afforded a glimpse of empty bottles on the sideboards, and napkins on the backs of chairs; ..."

2. Report of the Committee on Inquiry Into the Departments of Health, Charities by New York (N.Y.). Board of estimate and apportionment. Committee on inquiry into the Departments of health, charities, and Bellevue and allied hospitals, George McAneny, Henry Collier Wright (1913)
"In the staff dining room the cereal is served from the pantry in individual dishes, ... The staff dining room gives a choice of several kinds of cereal, ..."

3. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1859)
"The hall is 9 Ox2<H', from which ready access is had to the parlor, sitting-room and dining-room. The staircase is placed in a side hall which also answers ..."

4. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1897)
"We next visited the dining-room of the Home. This dining- room was built to accommodate 320 table seats at one time, which was estimated at the time the ..."

5. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1846)
"The doors, and all of the wood-work in the first story of the main part, and in the dining room, are painted with two good ..."

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