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, "Drone war takes flight, raising stakes in Iran, US tensions," 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, "Japanese volcano erupts, raining rocks onto ski slope and triggering avalanche," 23 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of rest house

1807, in the meaning defined above

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“Rest house.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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