motor inn

noun

Definition of motor inn

: motel especially : a large multistory motel

called also motor hotel

Examples of motor inn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The album was recorded hit-and-run style in a motor inn 35 miles north of Detroit with Simpson’s touring band. Greg Kot, chicagotribune.com, "Sturgill Simpson review: ‘Sound & Fury’ aims to blow up speakers and country music boundaries," 26 Sep. 2019 Even in a cut-rate motor inn, generic art just won’t do anymore. James Sullivan, BostonGlobe.com, "Goodbye fusty old landscapes: These hotels are more like museums where you can sleep," 2 May 2018 Known for years as a destination for family vacations and modest-sized conventions, the Town and Country began life as a 46-room motor inn in 1953, set amid farmland and pastures. Lori Weisberg, sandiegouniontribune.com, "$70M makeover of Town and Country hotel gets council OK," 20 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of motor inn

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Motor inn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/motor%20inn. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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