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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

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