Meaning of “motel” in the English Dictionary

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"motel" in British English

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motelnoun [ C ]

uk /məʊˈtel/ us /moʊˈtel/ US also motor inn, motor lodge

a hotel for people travelling by car, usually with spaces for cars next to each room

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

"motel" in American English

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motelnoun [ C ]

us /moʊˈtel/

a hotel for people who arrive in their own cars, typically with all the rooms on one floor or a few floors, and with parking spaces near the rooms

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