Florida room

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Etymology[edit]

From its use in and association with the southeastern state of Florida in the United States. Cf. Arizona room.

Noun[edit]

Florida room (plural Florida rooms)

  1. (US and Canada, especially East Coast US and Florida) Synonym of sunroom, especially one without heating and enclosed with screens rather than glass windows.
    • 1965, "Club News: Pests To Be Topic," St. Petersburg Independent, 25 Jan., p. 11A (retrieved 23 June 2009):
      Here In Florida Mrs. Jones raises begonias in her Florida room.
    • 2007, Donna Jean MacKinnon, "Keep your decorating light, airy to spruce up large condo," Toronto Star (Canada), 20 Oct. (retrieved 23 June 2009):
      Before proceeding with furniture, Akerman advises removing the glass enclosing the Florida room, as it creates a small awkward space.
    • 2009, "Nonprofit Developer to Build Senior Housing in St. Mary's," Southern Maryland Online, 17 June (retrieved 23 June 2009):
      Community amenities will include a spacious parlor/lobby, library/business center and sitting area, resident community room, fitness room, Florida room and front and rear patios.