- The definition of an inn is a hotel or a place that provides food, lodging and accommodations.
A hotel in a small town with rooms for out of town guests to sleep in is an example of an inn.
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- Obsolete any dwelling or lodging
- an establishment or building providing lodging and, usually, food and drink for travelers; hotel or motel, esp. one in the country or along a highway
- a restaurant or tavern: now usually only in the names of such places
- Historical, Brit. any of various houses in London providing lodging for students
Origin: Middle English yn from Old English inn (akin to Old Norse inni) from adv. inn, inne, within: see in
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- A public lodging house serving food and drink to travelers; a hotel.
- A tavern or restaurant.
- Chiefly British Formerly, a residence hall for students, especially law students, in London.
Origin: Middle English, from Old English; see en in Indo-European roots.
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