state·​room ˈstāt-ˌrüm How to pronounce stateroom (audio)
: a private room on a railroad car with one or more berths and a toilet

Examples of stateroom in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cat features six generous staterooms for up to 12 guests and cabins for four crew. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 10 Apr. 2024 Travelers who book an interior or oceanview stateroom will receive a $50 per person Brightline credit, passengers who book a balcony or deluxe stateroom will receive a $100 per person credit, and passengers who book a mini-suite or a suite will receive a $150 per person credit. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, 8 Apr. 2024 The fare includes meals on board, Wi-Fi, an $8,800 shore excursion credit per stateroom and more. Nathan Diller, USA TODAY, 22 Mar. 2024 All staterooms have expansive balconies, said to be the largest at sea, that allow guests to enjoy changing vistas from their staterooms. Irene S. Levine, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2024 For example, a 13-day Norwegian itinerary that begins in Cape Town on Dec. 7 and ends in Mauritius on Dec. 20 has prices that start at $899 per person for an inside stateroom, but flights can be well over $1,000 round trip. Zach Wichter, USA TODAY, 24 Mar. 2024 The main deck is centered around a large lounge and dining area, with two generous guest staterooms positioned amidships. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 22 Mar. 2024 Terrazza staterooms access a private sun deck with whirlpools and a bar. Megan Dubois, Travel + Leisure, 21 Mar. 2024 Travelers particularly prone to motion sickness or worried about being affected might prefer balcony staterooms for this reason. Scott Laird, Condé Nast Traveler, 19 Mar. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Stateroom.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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state·​room ˈstāt-ˌrüm How to pronounce stateroom (audio)
: a private room on a ship or on a railroad car

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