Definition of roomette in US English:

roomette

noun

North American
  • A private single compartment in a railroad sleeping car.

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’

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