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hotelier

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noun ho·te·lier \hō-ˈtel-yər; ˌō-təl-ˈyā, ˌȯ-\

Simple Definition of hotelier

  • : a person who owns or operates a hotel

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hotelier

  1. :  a proprietor or manager of a hotel

Origin and Etymology of hotelier

French hôtelier, from Old French hostelier, from hostel


First Known Use: 1905


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