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inn

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noun \ˈin\

Simple Definition of inn

  • : a house usually in the country where people can eat and rent a room to sleep in

  • : a pub

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of inn

  1. 1 a :  an establishment for the lodging and entertaining of travelers b :  tavern

  2. 2 :  a residence formerly provided for British students in London and especially for students of law

Examples of inn in a sentence

  1. We stayed at a cozy little inn in the country.

  2. <we decided to stay at an inn rather than keep driving all night>



Origin and Etymology of inn

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse inni dwelling, inn, Old English in, adverb


First Known Use: 12th century


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inn

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Definition of inn

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to put up at an inn



14th Century

First Known Use of inn

14th century


Inn

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geographical name \ˈin\

Definition of Inn

  1. river 320 miles (515 kilometers) flowing from SE Switzerland NE through Austria into the Danube in SE Germany — see engadine




INN Defined for Kids

inn

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noun \ˈin\

Definition of inn for Students

  1. :  a house that provides a place to sleep and food for travelers





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