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 for sitting room
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sitting \Sit"ting\, n.
     1. The state or act of one who sits; the posture of one who
        occupies a seat.
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     2. A seat, or the space occupied by or allotted for a person,
        in a church, theater, etc.; as, the hall has 800 sittings.
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     3. The act or time of sitting, as to a portrait painter,
        photographer, etc.
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     4. The actual presence or meeting of any body of men in their
        seats, clothed with authority to transact business; a
        session; as, a sitting of the judges of the King's Bench,
        or of a commission.
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              The sitting closed in great agitation. --Macaulay.
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     5. The time during which one sits while doing something, as
        reading a book, playing a game, etc.
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              For the understanding of any one of St. Paul's
              Epistles I read it all through at one sitting.
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     6. A brooding over eggs for hatching, as by fowls.
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              The male bird . . . amuses her [the female] with his
              songs during the whole time of her sitting.
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     Sitting room, an apartment where the members of a family
        usually sit, as distinguished from a drawing-room, parlor,
        chamber, or kitchen.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  sitting room
      n 1: a room in a private house or establishment where people can
           sit and talk and relax [syn: living room, living-room,
           sitting room, front room, parlor, parlour]

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