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mo·tel

 (mō-tĕl′)
n.
An establishment that provides lodging for motorists in rooms usually having direct access to an open parking area. Also called motor lodge.

[Blend of motor and hotel.]

motel

(məʊˈtɛl)
n
1. (Commerce) a roadside hotel for motorists, usually having direct access from each room or chalet to a parking space or garage
2. (Automotive Engineering) a roadside hotel for motorists, usually having direct access from each room or chalet to a parking space or garage
[C20: from motor + hotel]

mo•tel

(moʊˈtɛl)

n.
a hotel for motorists, typically having rooms adjacent to a parking area.
[1920–25, Amer.;b. motor and hotel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.motel - a motor hotelmotel - a motor hotel        
motel room - a sleeping room in a motel
motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court, court - a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
portmanteau, portmanteau word, blend - a new word formed by joining two others and combining their meanings; "`smog' is a blend of `smoke' and `fog'"; "`motel' is a portmanteau word made by combining `motor' and `hotel'"; "`brunch' is a well-known portmanteau"
Translations
motel
motel
motelli
motel
motel
mótel
モーテル
모텔
motelis
motelis
motel
motel
motell
โมเต็ล
nhà nghỉ bên đường dành cho khách có ôtô

motel

[məʊˈtel] Nmotel m

motel

[məʊˈtɛl] nmotel m

motel

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motel

[məʊˈtɛl] nmotel m inv

motel

(məuˈtel) noun
a hotel which caters particularly for motorists.

motel

اسْتِرَاحَةٌ motel motel Motel μοτέλ motel motelli motel motel motel モーテル 모텔 motel motell motel motel мотель motell โมเต็ล motel nhà nghỉ bên đường dành cho khách có ôtô 汽车旅馆
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