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hotelkeeper

Line breaks: hotel|keep¦er
Pronunciation: /həʊˈtɛlkiːpə
 
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Definition of hotelkeeper in English:

noun

A person who runs a hotel.
Example sentences
  • By profession a hotelkeeper, the elder Parer on all accounts had the shrewd joviality of his calling.
  • After fighting in the Mexican-American War, he resettled in Pekin, Illinois, where he became a hotelkeeper.
  • From the very start Melrose had wanted a brewery and although most hotelkeepers brewed their own, it was Gray who started a separate brewery.

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