Definition of barroom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbäro͞om/ Pronunciation: /ˈbäro͝om/


chiefly North American
A room where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
Example sentences
  • A map showing the way to the Ark of the Covenant was burned into the palm of his hand when Washington grasped a medallion from the counter of a burning barroom.
  • Most of the sailors were loafing in the barroom or lounge, playing a measured game of cards or writing letters.
  • They were the same four that he'd encountered in the barroom of the First Chance saloon.

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Syllabification: bar·room

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