Definition of "inn" []

  • A public lodging house serving food and drink to travelers; a hotel. (noun)
  • A tavern or restaurant. (noun)
  • Chiefly British Formerly, a residence hall for students, especially law students, in London. (noun)
  • A pub or small hotel providing food and accommodation (noun)

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  • (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 (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "inn" in a sentence
  • "I had a choice of inns there (if one used the term inn in its loosest sense), and I chose the place with the attempt at flowers near the entrance."
  • "Great hosts and the "inn" is just so perfect for a base of travel in and around Oaxaca."
  • "The inn is the best-looking place I have ever been to."