Pronunciation: (hōm'rOOm", -room"), [key]
1. a classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade meet at certain times under the supervision of a teacher, who takes attendance and administers other school business.
2. (in an elementary school) the classroom in which pupils in the same grade or division of a grade receive instruction in all subjects except those requiring special facilities.
3. the pupils in a particular homeroom. Also,home' room".
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