Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In parts of Asia and Africa) a house or small hotel offering accommodation for travellers.
- In spite of the strategic importance of such a rest house, the Motel had seen its zenith in the 50s, when its decor was better appreciated.
- He refreshed us with piping hot illaichi-chai served in the veranda of the rest house, which commanded an enchanting view of the snow-spangled Kinner-Kailash mountain range.
- The workers wondered whether the two traditional healers who stayed at the rest house for three days before they left for Lusaka, could have accidentally left the snake in the room or it was deliberately left behind.
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