from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A private cabin or compartment with sleeping accommodations on a ship or train.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An apartment in a palace or great house for use on ceremonial occasions
- n. A superior cabin for a ship's officer or captain
- n. A private cabin in a ship or train
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A magnificent room in a palace or great house.
- n. A small apartment for lodging or sleeping in the cabin, or on the deck, of a vessel; also, a somewhat similar apartment in a railway sleeping car.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A room or an apartment of state in a palace or great house.
- n. In the United States navy, an officer's sleeping-apartment (called cabin in the British navy).
- n. A small private sleeping-apartment, generally with accommodation for two persons, on a passenger-steamer. Compare cabin, 3.
- n. A similar apartment in a sleeping-car.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a guest cabin
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Four drinks later, all I was sure of was that my stateroom was a long way away.
Bound for the cubicle known as her stateroom, this time she encountered Saxtorph.
The Commander then descends to Ship's Services and the Admiral's stateroom, which is never occupied.
In the stateroom was a sight to arouse a sleepy boy and to delight a hungry one.
Being an inexperienced traveller she took a good many trunks and was pretty unpopular with the steward before he could make her understand that one trunk to the stateroom was the rule.
For one thing, our stateroom was a nice lively one, alongside of the paddle box and just under the fog whistle; and for another, the supper that Jonadab had brought, bein 'mainly doughnuts and cheese, wa'n't the best cargo to take to bed with you.
"I can, but I didn't," continued Uncle Larry, "because my stateroom was the most for'ard in the boat, and the donkey-engine that let down the anchor was right over my head."
On the day appointed the Morris automobile called for us and took us to the train, and when the children found that they were to travel in a private pullman and that the stateroom was to be their own little house they were transported with pride.
While thinking thus I had succeeded in finding and lighting a small lamp, hung in gimbals from the fore bulkhead, and by its illumination I saw that the stateroom was a nice, clean, cosy little apartment, such as
As long as my so-called stateroom has the bare minimum - a bed, a desk, and a bathroom - I'm happy.