[roo-met, roo-]
a small private compartment in the sleeping car of a train, usually for one person, containing its own washroom facilities and a bed that folds against the wall when not in use.
any small room, especially one used solely for study or sleeping.
a private room connected to a box at a sports stadium or arena and used for entertaining guests.

1935–40; room + -ette Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
roomette (ruːˈmɛt, rʊˈmɛt)
(US), (Canadian) a self-contained compartment in a railway sleeping car

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Example sentences
Book a roomette or a full bedroom in the deluxe sleeper car.
If you prefer a sleeper car, you can choose a roomette or private bedroom.
Extra fees apply if you choose to rent a bed in a shared roomette or a private sleeping compartment.
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