Definition of guardroom in English:


Syllabification: guard·room
Pronunciation: /ˈɡärdˌro͞om
, ˈɡärdˌro͝om


A room in a military base used to accommodate a guard or detain prisoners.
More example sentences
  • In barracks sentries are usually furnished by the unit's guard, a detachment of soldiers on duty for a 24-hour period, who live in the guardroom or guardhouse.
  • In one of the guardrooms at the base a poster showing the World Trade Center asks ‘Are you in a New York state of mind?’
  • The gun, until last year, had sat for over 34 years in front of the guardroom with little or no maintenance.

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