noun \ˈin\

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

: a pub

Full Definition of INN

a :  an establishment for the lodging and entertaining of travelers
b :  tavern
:  a residence formerly provided for British students in London and especially for students of law

Examples of INN

  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 of INN

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old Norse inni dwelling, inn, Old English in, adverb
First Known Use: 12th century

Rhymes with INN



Definition of INN

intransitive verb
:  to put up at an inn

First Known Use of INN

14th century


geographical name \ˈin\

Definition of INN

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


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