state·room | \ ˈstāt-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Definition of stateroom 

2 : a private room on a railroad car with one or more berths and a toilet

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Passengers can opt for a free $50 on-board credit good on excursions or spa treatments or up to two kids 16 and under can sail for free with two paying guests per stateroom. Doreen Christensen,, "Free $50 credit or kids sail free on Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line," 6 July 2018 Watched Julia Roberts in My Best Friend’s Wedding in stateroom. David Jefferys, Condé Nast Traveler, "How a Cruise Helped Me Kick a 30-Year Smoking Habit," 26 Jan. 2018 The unopened Champagne was waiting on ice back in the stateroom. Alex Pulaski,, "Say 'I do' and save money? Whoever thought you'd say that in the same sentence? But a cruise means both can happen," 10 June 2018 The break affected roughly 50 of the more than 1,800 staterooms aboard the ship. Jennifer Larino,, "Pipe burst aboard Carnival Dream floods staterooms, hallway mid-cruise," 4 May 2018 In many instances, cruise lines only provide solo travelers with smaller-size staterooms and/or with single supplement fees. Ron Hurtibise,, "Want to sail alone? Bahamas Paradise Cruise Line waives surcharge for solo travelers," 21 June 2018 The winner will get a balcony stateroom and a $500 American Express gift card. Nancy Trejos, USA TODAY, "Here are the top five travel contests to enter this month," 3 May 2018 The highlights: Five staterooms that accommodate 10 guests; four rooms for the crew of nine required to run the ship; along with an eight-person hot tub, kayaks and scooters. Josh Peter, USA TODAY, "Tiger Woods' yacht emerges as celebrity during U.S. Open week in New York," 13 June 2018 The section, limited to only 86 of the ship’s 2,066 staterooms, has been described as like a ship within a ship. Si Liberman, San Antonio Express-News, "Living it up on MSC Seaside’s ship within a ship," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of stateroom

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of stateroom

: a private room on a ship or on a railroad car

: a large room in a palace or home that is used for special occasions


state·room | \ ˈstāt-ˌrüm , -ˌru̇m \

Kids Definition of stateroom

: a private room on a ship or a train

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