rest house


Definition of rest house

: a building used for shelter by travelers

Examples of rest house in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah disputed the Israeli version in a speech later Sunday, saying the Israeli strikes hit a Hezbollah rest house and killed two of the group’s members. Jon Gambrell, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2019 Rocks also crashed through the roof of a rest house where about 100 skiers and snowboarders were sheltering, the Kyodo News agency reported. Anna Fifield, Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of rest house

1807, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rest house was in 1807

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“Rest house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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