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cloakroomnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkləʊk.ruːm/ /ˈkləʊk.rʊm/  us   /ˈkloʊk.ruːm/  /ˈkloʊk.rʊm/
(US also checkroom) a room in a public building such as a restaurant, theatre, etc. where coats, bags, and other personal things can be left while their owners are in the building
UK polite word for toilet, especially one in a public building: 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 public building 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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