lodging house

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lodging house

n
a private home providing accommodation and meals for lodgers

room′ing house`


n.
a house with furnished rooms to rent.

lodging house

rooming house
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lodging house - a house where rooms are rentedlodging 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

lodging house

nPension f

lodging house

n (Brit) → casa con camere in affitto
References in classic literature ?
(Alice had been to the seaside once in her life, and had come to the general conclusion, that wherever you go to on the English coast you find a number of bathing machines in the sea, some children digging in the sand with wooden spades, then a row of lodging houses, and behind them a railway station.) However, she soon made out that she was in the pool of tears which she had wept when she was nine feet high.
One morning the servant of the lodging house brought to Ginevra's room a number of trunks and packages containing stuffs, linen, clothes, and a great quantity of other articles necessary for a young wife in setting up a home of her own.
He had not far to go; he knew indeed how many steps it was from the gate of his lodging house: exactly seven hundred and thirty.
Once he got drunk and was taken to a police station where a police magistrate frightened him horribly, and once he tried to have an affair with a woman of the town met on the sidewalk before his lodging house. The woman and Enoch walked together three blocks and then the young man grew afraid and ran away.
Carfry, dearest," Archer said; and his wife looked at him with an anxious frown across the monumental Britannia ware of their lodging house breakfast-table.
"Room eight-seven, Clay street, the Bowhead Lodging House, you know the place, entrance just around the corner from the Bowhead Saloon.
During inter-city journeys one has stay overnight in cheap lodging houses to get the next connecting bus.
Celia explained in detail his intriguing life with his entourage as he explored the Valley of the Kings tombs, they themselves lodging in a minor tomb many of which were used as lodging houses on the hillsides.
Aml Al-Beili has called on the civil society to support the ministries nine care lodging houses via the various support projects and programs.
The ErmitaMalate Business Owners Association (Emboa) said member hotels and lodging houses would maintain regular rates in the week when millions of Catholic devotees and tourists are expected to pour into the city from Jan.
But in a ruling issued Wednesday, the state Supreme Judicial Court said the mere fact that four unrelated adults live in an apartment or home does not make rental properties lodging houses.