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i·ma·ret

 (ĭ-mä′rĕt)
n.
An inn or hostel for pilgrims in Turkey.

[Turkish, from Arabic 'imāra, 'imārat-, building, from 'amara, to build; see ʕmr in Semitic roots.]

imaret

(ɪˈmɑːrɛt)
n
(in Turkey) a hospice for pilgrims or travellers
[C17: from Turkish, from Arabic `imārah hospice, building, from amara he built]

i•ma•ret

(ɪˈmɑr ɛt)

n.
an inn for travelers in Turkey.
[1605–15; < Turkish < Arabic ‘imārah building]
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Noun1.imaret - a hostel for pilgrims in Turkey
auberge, hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
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