Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
  2. (noun, location) a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific

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Alternate forms of Or

Hypernyms: hospital room

Origin of the word Or

  1. c.1200, from O.E. conj. o??e "either, or," related to O.N. e?a, O.H.G. odar, Ger. oder, Goth. ai??au "or." This was extended in early M.E. with an -r ending, perhaps by analogy of other "choice between alternative" words that ended this way (either, whether), then reduced to o??r, at first in unstressed situations (commonl… more

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Words that sound like Or

o'er, o'hara, oar, ore, oreo, oriya, orr, orrery

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