American plan

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American plan

n.
A system of hotel management in which a guest pays a fixed daily rate for room and meals.

American plan

n
(Commerce) US a hotel rate in which the charge includes meals. Compare European plan

Amer′ican plan`


n.
(in hotels) a payment system that covers room and all meals. Compare European plan.
[1855–60, Amer.]
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Noun1.American plan - a hotel plan that includes three meals dailyAmerican plan - a hotel plan that includes three meals daily
hotel plan, meal plan - a plan and a room rate for providing a room and meals to guests at a hotel
modified American plan - a hotel plan that includes breakfast and dinner (but not lunch)
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He has therefore proposed the Graduated Random Presidential Primary System, also known as the California Plan or the American Plan, in which the primary season would be divided into ten two-week periods and randomly selected smaller states (and territories) totaling eight delegates would be contested in the first period, thereafter adding eight more delegates allowed in each subsequent period, resulting in delegate-heavy states such as California holding primaries towards the very end of the process.