Definition of gasthaus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡästhous/
(also Gasthaus)

noun (plural gasthauses or gasthäuser /-ˌhoizər/)

A small inn or hotel in a German-speaking country or region.
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.


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

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Syllabification: gast·haus

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