youth hostel


Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Luxembourg City’s youth hostel, which is just one of more than 3,000 locations within the Hostelling International network, was extensive. Erin Henk, Washington Post, 25 Aug. 2022 Céline attempts to move on, returning to her old job at a youth hostel. John Hopewell, Variety, 13 Feb. 2022 San Francisco supervisors Tuesday agreed to open a new homeless shelter for 250 people in a vacant youth hostel building just north of the Tenderloin. J.d. Morris, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 Feb. 2022 Until the 1980s, the villa was a youth hostel for school trips. New York Times, 20 Jan. 2022 Of lively nights in the community center that's the island's social hub and the location of a youth hostel for overnight stays. Barry Neild, CNN, 7 Jan. 2022 The young man living in a youth hostel and tucking office pastries in doggy bags not long ago will have to learn how to be rich. Scott Tobias, Vulture, 26 Dec. 2021 Opened in June, Les Piaules Nation is a contemporary youth hostel with a small rooftop overlooking the Place de la Nation, which was completely transformed in 2019 as a landscaped, pedestrian-friendly square. Washington Post, 23 July 2021 Overlooking the Place de la Nation, this new contemporary youth hostel offers bunk rooms alongside individual rooms with private bathrooms. Washington Post, 23 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1929, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of youth hostel was in 1929

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“Youth hostel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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