a small private compartment in the sleeping car of a train, usually for one person, containing its own washroom facilities and a bed that folds against the wall when not in use.
any small room, especially one used solely for study or sleeping.
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How to use roomette in a sentence
Passengers in roomettes and bedrooms, considered premium services, will have free access to traditional dining.Amtrak is bringing back the traditional dining car, but only to a select few trains | Luz Lazo | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
Amtrak markets the roomette as just enough space for two people to stretch out and sleep.Aboard Amtrak’s Crescent, surprising comfort and welcome seclusion on a slow train to Mississippi | Scott Butterworth | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
In a roomette, by contrast, I hoped that little would distract me from reading, reflecting and writing, and that I would get a good night’s sleep.Aboard Amtrak’s Crescent, surprising comfort and welcome seclusion on a slow train to Mississippi | Scott Butterworth | January 1, 2021 | Washington Post
British Dictionary definitions for roomette
US and Canadian a self-contained compartment in a railway sleeping car
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