antechamber

Part of speech: noun

A room serving as an entranceway to another apartment.

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Usage examples "antechamber":

  1. Furiously, with an enthusiasm that nothing could have stopped, I turned the key, opened the door, crossed the antechamber, opened another door, and rushed into the library. - "The Extraordinary Adventures of Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar", Maurice Leblanc.
  2. Phoebe gazed about her and, having taken in the general aspect of the antechamber in which they were assembled, she explored the two state- rooms. - "The Panchronicon", Harold Steele Mackaye.
  3. " Prince Ludwig appeared angry when he passed through the antechamber," ventured Zellerndorf. - "The Mad King", Edgar Rice Burroughs.