A room, especially one in a palace, in which a monarch or other distinguished person receives visitors.
- Communal dining in the great hall and in the presence chamber became a daily event in the greater houses like Hampton Court, although it was highly unpopular with the King's aristocratic officers.
- In freezing January weather, proceedings began in the royal presence chamber, with lords of the Privy Council as spectators.
- ‘His Grace, the Duke, summons you to the presence chamber,’ the squire said.
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