Definition of play host to
- Each year, the city plays host to the film festival for one week.
: game, sport
: the conduct, course, or action of a game
: to engage in sport or recreation : frolic
: to have sexual relations
: to move aimlessly about : trifle
: a great number : multitude
: to assemble in an army usually for a hostile purpose
: one that receives or entertains guests socially, commercially, or officially
: one that provides facilities for an event or function
: a living animal or plant on or in which a parasite lives
: to receive or entertain guests at or for : to serve as host (see 3host 1a) to
: the eucharistic bread
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