What does caravansary mean?

caravansary meaning in General Dictionary

a type of inn in East in which caravans sleep through the night being a sizable rude unfurnished building surrounding a court

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  • an inn in a few eastern nations with a sizable courtyard that delivers accommodation for caravans
  • some sort of inn, within the East, in which caravans sleep at evening, becoming a large, rude, unfurnished building, surrounding a court.

caravansary meaning in Etymology Dictionary

alternative spelling of caravanserai.

Sentence Examples with the word caravansary

I think that he should keep a caravansary on the world's highway, where philosophers of all nations might put up, and on his sign should be printed, Entertainment for man, but not for his beast.

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