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Definition of hotelkeeper in English:
A person who runs a hotel.
- 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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