stateroom

[ steyt-room, -roo m ]
/ ˈsteɪtˌrum, -ˌrʊm /

noun

a private room or compartment on a ship, train, etc.

Nearby words

  1. statement of claim,
  2. statement savings account,
  3. statements of case,
  4. staten island,
  5. stater,
  6. states,
  7. states general,
  8. states of the church,
  9. states' righter,
  10. states' rights

Origin of stateroom

First recorded in 1695–1705; state + room

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British Dictionary definitions for stateroom

stateroom

/ (ˈsteɪtˌruːm, -ˌrʊm) /

noun

a private cabin or room on a ship, train, etc
mainly British a large room in a palace or other building for use on state occasions
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Word Origin and History for stateroom

stateroom

n.

1703, room reserved for ceremonial occasions; earlier (1650s) "a captain's cabin;" from state (n.1) in a sense also preserved in stately + room (n.).

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