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caravanserai definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans [syn: caravansary, caravanserai, khan, caravan inn]

Merriam Webster's

noun see caravansary

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. an Eastern inn with a central court where caravans (see CARAVAN 2) may rest. Etymology: Pers. karwansaray f. saray palace

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Caravansary Car`a*van"sa*ry, n.; pl. Caravansaries. [F. caravans['e]rai, fr. Per. karw[=a]nsar[=a]["i]; karw[=a]n caravan + -sar[=a]["i] palace, large house, inn.] A kind of inn, in the East, where caravans rest at night, being a large, rude, unfurnished building, surrounding a court. [Written also caravanserai and caravansera.]




 


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