Meaning of “dining room” in the English Dictionary

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"dining room" in British English

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dining roomnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdaɪ.nɪŋ ˌruːm/ us /ˈdaɪ.nɪŋ ˌruːm/

Examples from literature

  • The dining room was dark and quiet. 
  • The dining room was empty. 
  • The door of the dining room opened. 
  • The duke gave her his arm, they went into the dining room. 
  • This apartment was kitchen, parlor and dining room all in one. 

(Definition of “dining room” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dining room" in American English

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dining roomnoun [ C ]

us /ˈdɑɪ·nɪŋ ˌrum, ˌrʊm/

a room in which meals are eaten

(Definition of “dining room” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)