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  • A room, or section, or chamber
         *"Two men were seated in a well-lighted compartment of a third-class carriage."
  • One of the parts in which an area is subdivided.
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Com*part"ment (?), n. [F. compartiment, OF. compartir to divide. See Compart.] 1. One of the parts into which an inclosed portion of space is divided, as by partitions, or lines; as, the compartments of a cabinet, a house, or a garden.

In the midst was placed a large compartment composed of grotesque work.

2. (Shipbuilding) One of the sections into which the hold of a ship is divided by water-tight bulkheads.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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