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stateroom

[steyt-room, -roo m] /ˈsteɪtˌrum, -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a private room or compartment on a ship, train, etc.
Origin of stateroom
1695-1705
1695-1705; state + room
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stateroom

/ˈsteɪtˌruːm; -ˌrʊm/
noun
1.
a private cabin or room on a ship, train, etc
2.
(mainly Brit) a large room in a palace or other building for use on state occasions
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Word Origin and History for stateroom
n.

1703, room reserved for ceremonial occasions; earlier (1650s) "a captain's cabin;" from state (n.1) in a sense also preserved in stately + room (n.).

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