tourist court


Definition of tourist court

: motel

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Fewer still remember the traditions of autocamps and tourist courts. Andrew Wood, Smithsonian, "The Rise and Fall of the Great American Motel," 30 June 2017 By the 1930s and ‘40’s, cottage courts (also known as tourist courts) emerged as a classier alternative to dingy cabin camps. Andrew Wood, Smithsonian, "The Rise and Fall of the Great American Motel," 30 June 2017

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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