hostel definition

  • noun:
    • A supervised, inexpensive lodging location for people, specially young travelers.
    • An inn; a hotel.
    • A commercial overnight lodging location, with dormitory accommodation and provided services, especially a youth hostel
    • a short-term refuge for homeless offering a bed and sometimes food
    • a tiny, unendowed university in Oxford or Cambridge.
    • An inn.
    • a tiny, unendowed college in Oxford or Cambridge.
    • a property of activity; an inn.
    • In English universities, a house for students which cannot share like a college into the federal government of the college. You can still find several hostels in Cambridge.
    • Lodging.
    • cheap monitored lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
    • a hotel providing over night lodging for travelers
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to remain at hostels whilst travelling.
  • others:
    • To harbor; refuge.
    • To just take lodging; lodge; post.

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