See also: living-room and livingroom

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  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪvɪŋ ɹuːm/
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living room (countable and uncountable, plural living rooms)

  1. (countable) A room in a private house used for general social and leisure activities.
    Synonyms: drawing room, foreroom, front room, lounge, parlour, sitting room, zitkamer
  2. (uncommon, uncountable) Land intended for settlers.
    Synonyms: Lebensraum, living space
    • 2011, John Jackson, chapter 10, in Code Wars: How ‘Ultra’ and ‘Magic’ Led to Allied Victory[1], South Yorkshire, England: Pen & Sword Books Limited, →ISBN, page 58:
      But in the quest for ‘lebensraum’ — the Nazi quest for living room for the German people — he was to find to his ultimate cost the Russians were made of sterner stuff than he had envisaged.

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