Meaning of “inn” in the English Dictionary

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"inn" in British English

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innnoun [ C ]

uk /ɪn/ us /ɪn/

UK a pub where you can stay for the night, usually in the countryside

US a small hotel, usually in the countryside


used in the names of some hotels and restaurants:

the Holiday Inn

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

"inn" in American English

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innnoun [ C ]

us /ɪn/

a hotel, esp. a small hotel, often with a restaurant

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