American plan

noun

Definition of American plan

: a hotel plan whereby the daily rates cover the costs of the room and three meals — compare european plan

First Known Use of American plan

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“American plan.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20plan. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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