state·​room | \ ˈstāt-ˌrüm How to pronounce stateroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Definition of stateroom

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

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The 6,500-passenger ship will feature more than 20 stateroom categories including the family-friendly Family Harbor and adults-only Havana Cabana options. Richard Tribou,, "Florida-bound Carnival Mardi Gras cruise ship reaches construction milestone," 18 June 2019 Double-occupancy staterooms start at $915 per person (plus taxes and fees). Ben Crandell,, "Brantley Gilbert cruise: Country stars sailing from Miami on Nov. 4," 14 June 2019 The line has allotted for more connecting staterooms across all of its categories with larger family groups in mind. Richard Tribou,, "Norwegian Bliss first new ship of 2018 to make it to North America," 8 May 2018 During this time, Walken was in his stateroom, apparently asleep. Eleanor Hildebrandt, Popular Mechanics, "The True Story of the Lost Sci-Fi Movie "Brainstorm," Natalie Wood’s Last Film," 21 Dec. 2018 Book a luxury stateroom in the Haven, an upper-deck enclave with its own pool and dining and concierge service. Mark Childress, WSJ, "The Debate Over Cruise Vacations: Wonderful or Torturous?," 14 Aug. 2018 The below-deck staterooms — designed by Diane Johnson, known for her interior design on the superyacht Invictus — include elegant bathrooms with chrome fixtures and marble countertops and floors. Daniel Langhorne,, "Orange Coast College students use 92-foot yacht as floating classroom," 25 May 2018 Guests aboard the Carnival Dream returned to the Port of New Orleans Sunday as scheduled following a water line break Thursday that flooded a hallway and affected about 50 staterooms. Jane Wooldridge, miamiherald, "Carnival Dream returns to port following water line break | Miami Herald," 6 May 2018 People emerged from their staterooms wearing pajamas and life vests. Barbara S. Peterson, Popular Mechanics, "What Went Wrong on the Costa Concordia," 14 July 2014

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First Known Use of stateroom

1660, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stateroom was in 1660

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English Language Learners Definition of stateroom

: a private room on a ship or on a railroad car
British : a large room in a palace or home that is used for special occasions


state·​room | \ ˈstāt-ˌrüm How to pronounce stateroom (audio) , -ˌru̇m\

Kids Definition of stateroom

: a private room on a ship or a train

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