roadhouse

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road·house

 (rōd′hous′)
n.
An inn, restaurant, or nightclub located on a road outside a town or city.

roadhouse

(ˈrəʊdˌhaʊs)
n
a pub, restaurant, etc, that is situated at the side of a road, esp a country road

road•house

(ˈroʊdˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a tavern, nightclub, etc., located on a highway, usu. beyond city limits.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.roadhouse - an inn (usually outside city limits on a main road) providing meals and liquor and dancing and (sometimes) gambling
auberge, hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge - a hotel providing overnight lodging for travelers
Translations

roadhouse

[ˈrəʊdhaʊs] N (roadhouses (pl)) [ˈrəʊdhaʊzɪz] (US) → albergue m de carretera, motel m

roadhouse

[ˈrəʊdhaʊs] nrelais m routier
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The lodge intrigued us as it is one of the few remaining roadhouses out there," says Greg.