Definition of stateroom in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsteɪtruːm/
Pronunciation: /ˈsteɪtrʊm/


1A large room in a palace or public building, for use on formal occasions.
Example sentences
  • The Salzburg Mozart Soloists appear regularly in the staterooms of the Mirabell Palace.
  • When we think about the work of diplomats, we think about well - dressed people, like him, but doing polite, discreet work in salons and staterooms.
1.1A captain’s or superior officer’s room on a ship.
Example sentences
  • Sometimes they need an entire engine or boiler room, and sometimes only a stateroom or captain's bridge.
  • Claire recalls sharing a silk-lined stateroom with two other Wrens, with two Wren officers installed next door.
  • Unlike the Navy's larger warships, the scout frigate CO's had little more than one-man staterooms to serve as office and sleeping quarters.
1.2A private compartment on a ship.
Example sentences
  • Aft of the forward stateroom is a second port side stateroom with private entrance and what I would describe as a large single or small double berth.
  • Accommodations are small by comparison to a cruise ship; staterooms can be as small as 135 square feet while a suite with private bath is only 285 square feet.
  • It is air-conditioned and has 12 staterooms with private bathrooms, TV and VCR.
1.3North American A private compartment on a train.
Example sentences
  • Guys such as long-time volunteer Pat Tracy - he sat in the fireman's seat, on the left, as No. 4449 left town - tossed sleeping bags in tiny Pullman staterooms.
  • Individual seating was provided for 22 passengers, along with a large private stateroom forward of the main cabin.
  • In each partition of the stateroom are four large mirrors, substituted for panels these, we need not say, add much, beauty of the room.

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