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Gasthof Line breaks: Gast|hof
Pronunciation: /ˈɡasthɒf/

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Definition of Gasthof in English:

noun (plural Gasthöfe or Gasthofs ˈɡasthəːfəˈɡasthøːfə)

A hotel in a German-speaking country, typically larger than a Gasthaus.
Example sentences
  • The funeral procession will start at 1.40 pm from Whitworth Road, near the Alpine Gasthof.
  • It's totally unspoiled - no traffic is allowed into the village, and there is a pleasant Gasthof where you can stop for a beer and a slice of cake.
  • Finally, at the very end of the road that was now not much more than two ruts through the grass we came upon a Gasthof with a small glass restaurant next to the lake.


From German, from Gast 'guest' + Hof 'hotel, large house'.

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