The wardroom is the heart of officer's country on a naval vessel. In addition to being the dining area for a ship's commissioned officers, the wardroom may also serve as a briefing room, lounge or even as an operating theater during general quarters.

Ward"room` (?), n.

1. Naut.

A room occupied as a messroom by the commissioned officers of a war vessel. See Gunroom.



A room used by the citizens of a city ward, for meetings, political caucuses, elections, etc.



© Webster 1913.

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