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noun 
  1. A room, or section, or chamber
  • "Two men were seated in a well-lighted compartment of a third-class carriage."
    1. One of the parts in which an area is subdivided.
Etymology: First attested w:1564, 1564, from compartiment, from Italian compartimento, from compartiri "to divide," from com- + part.


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