Definition of Gasthaus in English:

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Gasthaus

Pronunciation: /ˈɡasthaʊs/

noun (plural Gasthäuser /ˈɡasthɔɪzə/)

A small inn or hotel in a German-speaking country.
Example sentences
  • One of my fondest memories of that holiday was the evening a friend and I went to the village restaurant (Gasthaus).
  • My wife and I have a summer home near Peachland and we go to the Gasthaus for any special occasion.
  • Admire the mountains from the bottom, the churches from the outside and the Gasthäuser from the inside.

Origin

From German, from Gast 'guest' + Haus 'house'.

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