Definition of roomette in English:


Line breaks: room|ette
Pronunciation: /ruːˈmɛt
, rʊ-/


North American
  • 1A private single compartment in a railway sleeping car.
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    • That train gave way to the Silver Palm that initially featured coaches with video monitors for movies, sleepers with comfortable roomettes for business travelers, and a full diner.
    • In the back of each car are 4 Single bedrooms, (roomettes), in the center of the car are 6 bedrooms each, with bunk beds, toilet, and wash facilities.
    • We spent a weekend in New Orleans which is were she arrived and left from on her three trips between New Orleans and Chicago on the Panama Limited, a fast all roomette overnight train.
  • 2A small bedroom for letting.

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