[ noun ] the quantity a room will hold

Used in print

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

In_fact it has caused us to give serious thought to moving our residence south , because it is not easy for the most objective Southerner to sit calmly by when his host is telling a roomful of people that the only way to deal with Southerners who oppose integration is to send in troops and shoot the bastards down .

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