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Meaning of cloakroom

cloak•room

Pronunciation: (klōk'rm", -room"), [key]
— n.
  1. a room in which outer garments, hats, umbrellas, etc., may be left temporarily, as in a club, restaurant, etc.; checkroom.
  2. a room adjacent to a legislative chamber or legislative room, where legislators may leave their coats, relax, or engage in informal conversation.
    1. a bathroom; a public rest room.
    2. a baggage room, as at a railway station, where packages and luggage may be left temporarily or checked through to one's destination.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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