hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge, auberge(noun)
a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
Any establishment where travellers can procure lodging, food, and drink.
a place of shelter; hence, dwelling; habitation; residence; abode
a house for the lodging and entertainment of travelers or wayfarers; a tavern; a public house; a hotel
the town residence of a nobleman or distinguished person; as, Leicester Inn
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
to take lodging; to lodge
to house; to lodge
to get in; to in. See In, v. t
Origin: [AS. in, inn, house, chamber, inn, from AS. in in; akin to Icel. inni house. See In.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in, n. a public house for the lodging and entertainment of travellers: a hotel, tavern: (obs.) a lodging, a place of abode.—ns. Inn′-hold′er (Bacon), one who keeps an inn; Inn′keeper, one who keeps an inn.—Inns of Court, the name given to the four voluntary societies which have the exclusive right of calling persons to the English bar (Inner Temple, Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Gray's Inn). [A.S. in, inn, an inn, house—in, inn, within (adv.), from the prep. in, in.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'INN' in Nouns Frequency: #1978
The numerical value of INN in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of INN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
What if there had been room at the inn?
This body is not a home but an inn, and that only briefly. - Epistulae ad Lucilium
There are a lot of talented people that can't, just can't, go out and buy an inn like this, now all they need to do is write and convince me.
What Governor Abbott has done here is clearly illegal and sends a message to Texans that there is no room at the inn for anyone but Christians.
We don't understand why Governor Kasich is so upset at anyone looking at his public congressional record and positions on issues, we love Westerville and highly recommend the breakfast at the Fairfield Inn.
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- hostinec, ubytovnaCzech
- χάνι, πανδοχείοGreek
- matkustajakoti, majatalo, matkakotiFinnish
- teach óstaIrish
- locanda, osteriaItalian
- 旅館, 宿屋Japanese
- hospitium, hospitāculum, dēverticulumLatin
- гостилница, конак, анMacedonian
- дэн буудал, хотоос зайдуу орших зочид буудалMongolian
- vertshus, gjestgiveriNorwegian
- гостиница, постоялый двор, трактирRussian
- värdshus, gästgiveriSwedish
- ధాభా, హోటలుTelugu
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