rooming house

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room·ing house

(ro͞o′mĭng, ro͝om′ĭng)
n.
A house where lodgers may rent rooms.

rooming house

n
US and Canadian a house having self-contained furnished rooms or flats for renting

room′ing house`


n.
a house with furnished rooms to rent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rooming house - a house where rooms are rentedrooming house - a house where rooms are rented  
accommodation - living quarters provided for public convenience; "overnight accommodations are available"
dosshouse, flophouse - a cheap lodging house
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
Translations

rooming house

[ˈrʊmɪŋhaʊs] N (rooming houses (pl)) [ˈrʊmɪŋˌhaʊzɪz] (US) → pensión f

rooming house

[ˈrʊmɪŋˌhaʊs] n (Am) → casa con camere ammobiliate
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She moved later to Boston and worked in her mother's grocery and variety store in the Roxbury section, saving enough money to begin operating several rooming houses.
The new scheme complements the existing minimum standards relating to privacy, security, safety and amenity in rooming houses.
WORCESTER - A Worcester man was sentenced to state prison Monday after admitting in court that he set fires in August in common areas at two separate rooming houses where he lived.
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