Meaning of “boarding house” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “boarding house” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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boarding housenoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɔr·dɪŋ ˌhɑʊs, ˈboʊr-/ plural boarding houses

a private house that a person pays to stay in and receive meals

(Definition of “boarding house” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)