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hos·tel

 (hŏs′təl)
n.
1. A supervised, inexpensive lodging place for travelers, especially young travelers.
2. An inn; a hotel.
intr.v. hos·teled, hos·tel·ing, hos·tels
To stay at hostels while traveling.

[Middle English, lodging, from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle, hospice, inn; see hospital.]

hostel

(ˈhɒstəl)
n
1. a building providing overnight accommodation, as for the homeless, etc
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) See youth hostel
3. Brit a supervised lodging house for nurses, workers, etc
4. archaic another word for hostelry
[C13: from Old French, from Medieval Latin hospitāle hospice; see hospital]

hos•tel

(ˈhɒs tl)

n., v. -teled, -tel•ing (esp. Brit.) -telled, -tel•ling. n.
1. an inexpensive, supervised lodging place for young travelers.
2. an inn.
v.i.
3. to travel, lodging each night at a hostel.
[1200–50; Middle English (h)ostel < Old French < Medieval Latin hospitāle guesthouse]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hostel - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelershostel - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
caravan inn, caravansary, caravanserai, khan - an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
imaret - a hostel for pilgrims in Turkey
post house, posthouse - an inn for exchanging post horses and accommodating riders
roadhouse - an inn (usually outside city limits on a main road) providing meals and liquor and dancing and (sometimes) gambling
2.hostel - inexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
housing, living accommodations, lodging - structures collectively in which people are housed

hostel

noun cheap hotel, YMCA, YWCA, youth hostel, dormitory She spent two years living in a hostel, with no possessions.
Translations
بَيتُ الشَّبَابُمسْكِن للطلبَه ، دار داخِلِيَّه للطلبَهنَزْل، مَسْكِن للشباب او المتنزِّهين
ubytovnakolejnoclehárna
herbergkollegium=-kollegium
hostelli
hostel
szálló
gististaîur; farfuglaheimilistúdentagarîur
ホステル
호스텔
jaunimo nakvynės namai
kopmītne
študentski dom
vandrarhem
หอพักนักเรียน
nhà trọ

hostel

[ˈhɒstəl] Nresidencia f; (= youth hostel) → albergue m juvenil (Univ) → residencia f de estudiantes

hostel

[ˈhɒstəl] n
(for homeless people)foyer m
(also youth hostel) → auberge f de jeunesse

hostel

n (for students, workers etc) → (Wohn)heim nt
vi to go hostellingin Jugendherbergen übernachten

hostel

[ˈhɒstl] n (for students, nurses) → pensionato; (for homeless people) → ospizio, ricovero (also youth hostel) → ostello della gioventù

hostel

(ˈhostəl) noun
1. a building with simple accommodation, especially for young people, hikers etc. a youth hostel.
2. a building where students etc may live. a nurses' hostel.

hostel

بَيتُ الشَّبَابُ ubytovna herberg Heim ξενώνας νέων albergue juvenil, hostal hostelli auberge hostel ostello ホステル 호스텔 jeugdherberg herberge schronisko albergue общежитие vandrarhem หอพักนักเรียน öğrenci yurdu nhà trọ 客栈
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It resulted, then, from this habit that on the said first Monday of April, 1625, the citizens, on hearing the clamor, and seeing neither the red-and-yellow standard nor the livery of the Duc de Richelieu, rushed toward the hostel of the Jolly Miller.
A good glass in the bishop's hostel in the devil's seat forty-one degrees and thirteen minutes northeast and by north main branch seventh limb east side shoot from the left eye of the death's-head a bee line from the tree through the shot fifty feet out.
Acting upon this hint, I made the division thus: 'A good glass in the Bishop's hostel in the Devil's seat - forty-one degrees and thirteen minutes - northeast and by north - main branch seventh limb east side - shoot from the left eye of the death's-head - a bee-line from the tree through the shot fifty feet out.
Sherry, sir--certainly," said their host, turning to his hostel.
Every house in Mozhaysk had soldiers quartered in it, and at the hostel where Pierre was met by his groom and coachman there was no room to be had.
He stopped Alleyne to ask him whether it was not true that there was a hostel somewhere in those parts which was especially famous for the stewing of eels.
Thus, it is evident that hostel work focuses on containing and reducing the risks offenders pose in terms of re-offending and causing serious harm, again emphasising public protection.
The church established its hostel programme in the early 1960s in seven regions of the country to cater for orphans and vulnerable children as well as children that live far away from school especially in rural areas.
MONTHS of hard work to get a Northumberland youth hostel up and running paid off for volunteers when Her Majesty the Queen officially opened the centre.
Pakistan, June 07 -- Life in hostel is evergreen with every moment full of joy.
THINK of a hostel and rows of bunk beds, dreary dormitories and the most basic of comforts come to mind.
Each hostel description includes at-a-glance "fast facts" such as its dorm rates, office hours, size, style of bathrooms, and other important considerations; address, website, and phone contact information; several detailed paragraphs about what to expect; and particularly noteworthy comments as to whether specific hostels are suitable for solo women, travelers over 30 or 50, couples, families, groups, or party animals.