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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a commercial establishment that provides lodging and food for the public, esp. travelers; small hotel.

  2. a tavern.

  3. (cap.) any of several buildings in London formerly used as places of residence for students, esp. law students.

    Category: British

    Ref: Compare Inns of Court.

Origin of inn:

bef. 1000; ME, OE in(n) house; akin to ON inni (adv.) within, in the house


  1. a river in central Europe, flowing from S Switzerland through Austria and Germany into the Danube. 320 mi. (515 km) long.

    Category: Geography (places)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge(noun)

    a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. inn(noun)ɪn

    a small hotel or bar, especially in the country

    The Grove Park Inn and Spa


  1. inn(Noun)

    Any establishment where travellers can procure lodging, food, and drink.

  2. inn(Noun)

    A tavern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inn(noun)

    a place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode

  2. Inn(noun)

    a house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel

  3. Inn(noun)

    the town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person; as, Leicester Inn

  4. Inn(noun)

    one of the colleges (societies or buildings) in London, for students of the law barristers; as, the Inns of Court; the Inns of Chancery; Serjeants' Inns

  5. Inn(verb)

    to take lodging; to lodge

  6. Inn(verb)

    to house; to lodge

  7. Inn(verb)

    to get in; to in. See In, v. t


  1. Inn

    Inns are generally establishments or buildings where travelers can seek lodging and, usually, food and drink. They are typically located in the country or along a highway. There are inns in Europe, Asia and North America.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INN' in Nouns Frequency: #1978

Anagrams of INN

  1. NNI

Translations for INN

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a name given to some small hotels or public houses especially in villages or the countryside.

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