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Inn

 (ĭn)
A river of eastern Switzerland, western Austria, and southeast Germany flowing about 515 km (320 mi) northeastward to the Danube River. Its lower course forms part of the German-Austrian border.

inn

 (ĭn)
n.
1. A public lodging house serving food and drink to travelers; a hotel.
2. A tavern or restaurant.
3. Chiefly British Formerly, a residence hall for students, especially law students, in London.

[Middle English, from Old English; see en in Indo-European roots.]

inn

(ɪn)
n
1. (Commerce) a pub or small hotel providing food and accommodation
2. (Law) (formerly, in England) a college or hall of residence for students, esp of law, now only in the names of such institutions as the Inns of Court
[Old English; compare Old Norse inni inn, house, place of refuge]

Inn

(ɪn)
n
(Placename) a river in central Europe, rising in Switzerland in Graubünden and flowing northeast through Austria and Bavaria to join the River Danube at Passau: forms part of the border between Austria and Germany. Length: 514 km (319 miles)

inn

(ɪn)

n.
1. a commercial establishment that provides lodging and food for the public, esp. travelers; small hotel.
2. a tavern.
3. (cap.) any of several buildings in London formerly used as places of residence for students, esp. law students. Compare Inns of Court.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English in(n) house; akin to Old Norse inni (adv.) within, in the house]

Inn

(ɪn)

n.
a river in central Europe, flowing from S Switzerland through Austria and Germany into the Danube. 320 mi. (515 km) long.

inn

  • caravanserai - A type of inn in Eastern countries where caravans are put up.
  • harbergery - An inn or place of entertainment.
  • inn - Etymologically a place "in" which people live or stay, from Proto-Germanic innam.
  • ostler - A stableman at an inn.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inn - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelersinn - 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

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noun tavern, bar, watering hole (facetious slang), boozer (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. informal), local (Brit. informal), roadhouse, hostelry (archaic or facetious), alehouse (archaic), taproom the Waterside inn
Translations
خَانٌخَمّارَه، خانفُنْدُق ريفي
hospodahostineczájezdní hostinec
krogæstgiveri
majatalovärdshus
prenoćište
vendéglõ
gistihús, krágistihús; veitingahús, krá
宿屋居酒屋旅館いざかやしゅくや
여인숙
smuklėsmuklininkasužeigos namai
iebraucamā vietaviesnīca
gostilna
gästgiverikrogvärdshus
โรงแรมเล็กๆ
hanküçük otelmeyhane
quán trọ

inn

[ɪn]
A. N (= pub) → taberna f; (= hotel) → hostería f (archaic) (= tavern) → posada f, mesón m
B. CPD inn sign Nletrero m de mesón
the Inns of Court NPL (Brit) (Jur) → el Colegio de Abogados (en Londres)

inn

[ˈɪn] nauberge f

inn

n
Gasthaus nt; (old) (= hotel)Herberge f (old); (= tavern)Schenke f, → Schänke f
(Jur) the Inns of Courtdie vier englischen Juristenverbände

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[ɪn] nlocanda

inn

(in) noun
1. a name given to some small hotels or public houses especially in villages or the countryside.
2. in former times, a house providing food and lodging for travellers.
ˈinnkeeper noun
a person who owned or ran such a house.

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خَانٌ hostinec kro Gasthaus πανδοχείο posada majatalo auberge prenoćište locanda 宿屋 여인숙 herberg vertshus zajazd hospedaria гостиница värdshus โรงแรมเล็กๆ han quán trọ 客栈
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Decent, respectable Scotchwomen who keep inns," interposed Geoffrey, "don't cotton to young ladies who are traveling alone.
The plan I have proposed to you secures my being received at the inn, and makes it easy and natural for you to join me there afterward.
The Donjon Inn was of no imposing appearance; but I like these buildings with their rafters blackened with age and the smoke of their hearths--these inns of the coaching-days, crumbling erections that will soon exist in the memory only.
I saw at once that the Donjon Inn was at least two centuries old --perhaps older.
At the door were standing two young women, girls of the district as they call them, on their way to Seville with some carriers who had chanced to halt that night at the inn; and as, happen what might to our adventurer, everything he saw or imaged seemed to him to be and to happen after the fashion of what he read of, the moment he saw the inn he pictured it to himself as a castle with its four turrets and pinnacles of shining silver, not forgetting the drawbridge and moat and all the belongings usually ascribed to castles of the sort.
Don Quixote, observing the respectful bearing of the Alcaide of the fortress (for so innkeeper and inn seemed in his eyes), made answer, "Sir Castellan, for me anything will suffice, for
I entered the town over the bridge, and the stream under it, washing the walls of the high-piled, many-gabled old inn where I proposed to pass the night.
Pierre went on with the soldiers, quite forgetting that his inn was at the bottom of the hill and that he had already passed it.
Containing the arrival of an Irish gentleman, with very extraordinary adventures which ensued at the inn.
Rook had been previously known to Cecilia's father as respectable people keeping an inn in his own neighborhood; and, finally, how they had been obliged to begin life again in domestic service, because the terrible event of a murder had given the inn a bad name, and had driven away the customers on whose encouragement their business depended.
As soon as we came to the inn, Ransome led us up the stair to a small room, with a bed in it, and heated like an oven by a great fire of coal.
Alleyne set spurs to his horse and reached the inn door a long bow-shot before his companions.