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roomette

[roo-met, roo-]
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noun
  1. 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.
  2. any small room, especially one used solely for study or sleeping.
  3. a private room connected to a box at a sports stadium or arena and used for entertaining guests.
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Origin of roomette

First recorded in 1935–40; room + -ette
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British Dictionary definitions for roomette

roomette

noun
  1. US and Canadian a self-contained compartment in a railway sleeping car
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