room·ette | \rü-ˈmet, ru̇-\

Definition of roomette 

: a small private single room on a railroad sleeping car

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These prices aren't much more than a round-trip economy flight for the same journey, except roomettes are much more comfortable. Bridget Hallinan, Condé Nast Traveler, "Train Deal: Two-For-One Roomettes on Amtrak," 21 June 2018 Travelers who have splurged for a roomette will sleep laying down in a snug compartment with facilities, including a shower, close by. Barry D. Wood, USA TODAY, "California Zephyr to Capitol Limited: Crossing the country by Amtrak," 26 Mar. 2018 For example, my roomette fare from Davis to D.C.. was $1,000, but that did include all meals along the way. Barry D. Wood, USA TODAY, "California Zephyr to Capitol Limited: Crossing the country by Amtrak," 26 Mar. 2018

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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