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cloakroomnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkləʊk.rʊm/ /-ruːm/  us   /ˈkloʊk-/
(US also checkroom) a ​room in a ​publicbuilding such as a ​restaurant, ​theatre, etc. where ​coats, ​bags, and other ​personal things can be ​left while ​theirowners are in the ​building UK polite word fortoilet, ​especially one in a ​publicbuilding: I went to the cloakroom in the first ​interval.
(Definition of cloakroom from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cloakroomnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkloʊkˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
a ​room in a ​publicbuilding where ​coats, ​bags, and ​hats can be ​left while ​their owners are in the ​building
(Definition of cloakroom from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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