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One entry found for hotel.
Main Entry: ho·tel
Pronunciation: homacr-primarystresstel
Function: noun
Etymology: from French hôtel "hotel," from early French hostel "a place for travelers to spend the night," derived from Latin hospitalis "of a guest, showing hospitality," from hospit-, hospes "host, stranger, guest" --related to HOSPITAL, HOSPITALITY
: an establishment that provides lodging and usually meals, entertainment, and personal services for its guests

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