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lodging house

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Definition of lodging house in English:

noun

A private house in which furnished rooms are rented for living or staying in temporarily.
Example sentences
  • She would take what she could get for the property and move into one of the towns, even if it meant renting a room at a lodging house.
  • They had no other choice but to stay in a cheap lodging house and send someone to Hoten for parts and tools, even though staying in one place was extremely risky.
  • Then Eva, who had a room in the same lodging house, had suggested that Arturo might have the answer.

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