Definition of Family room

1. Noun. A recreation room in a private house.

Group relationships: Abode, Domicile, Dwelling, Dwelling House, Habitation, Home
Generic synonyms: Rec Room, Recreation Room

Definition of Family room

1. Noun. A comfortable room in a dwelling, for frequent leisure use. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Room

family name
family names
family of orientation
family of procreation
family physician
family planning policy
family practice
family practice physician
family predisposition
family relations
family relationship
family restaurant
family restaurants
family reunion
family room (current term)
family rooms
family size
family therapy
family tree
family trees
family unit
family values
family way

Literary usage of Family room

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Karen People of Burma: A Study in Anthropology and Ethnology by Harry Ignatius Marshall (1922)
"Where such a room exists, it does not differ in general appearance from a family-room, except that it has no partitions. The hearth in the middle of the ..."

2. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1848)
"The two bed-rooms opening from the family room may be sufficiently warmed in ... The kitchen is near to the front door, the family room, the store room, ..."

3. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1914)
"The passage to his room, was up that pair of stairs, and so was that to the family room, and he had to pass the door of the latter room to get to his own. ..."

4. The Cultivator by New York State Agricultural Society (1858)
"And in building for myself I should always have at least two open Jire-placee in the house —one in the family-room and one in the sitting room— on account ..."

5. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1837)
"The family room is what we may fancy the hall to have been in ш English manor house in Queen Elizabeth's days. The floor is sprinkled with fresh bright ..."

6. The Sunday at Home: A Family Magazine for Sabbath Reading by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1879)
"Tho meeting time was now near ; tho wooden dock in their family room had struck the ... I will, master," said Kinart, and ho stepped into the family room, ..."

7. The Social Condition and Education of the People in England and Europe by Joseph Kay (1850)
"Each family room has a large stove put up in one of the walls of the room, so that it may warm both the family room itself, and also one of the adjoining ..."

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