hotel

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noun ho·tel \hō-ˈtel, ˈhō-ˌtel\

Definition of hotel

  1. :  an establishment that provides lodging and usually meals, entertainment, and various personal services for the public :  inn

hoteldom

play \hō-ˈtel-dəm, ˈhō-ˌtel-\ noun

Examples of hotel in a sentence

  1. check out of a hotel

  2. for their 50th anniversary they stayed at one of the finest hotels in San Francisco

Origin and Etymology of hotel

French hôtel, from Old French hostel hostel


First Known Use: 1687


Hotel

ho·tel

Definition of Hotel

  1. —a communications code word for the letter h

1951

First Known Use of hotel

1951

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HOTEL Defined for English Language Learners

hotel

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noun ho·tel \hō-ˈtel, ˈhō-ˌtel\

Definition of hotel for English Language Learners

  • : a place that has rooms in which people can stay especially when they are traveling : a place that provides food, lodging, and other services for paying guests


HOTEL Defined for Kids

hotel

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noun ho·tel \hō-ˈtel\

Definition of hotel for Students

  1. :  a place that provides lodging and meals for the public :  inn



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