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caravansary

[ kar-uh-van-suh-ree ]
/ 藢k忙r 蓹藞v忙n s蓹 ri /
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noun, plural car路a路van路sa路ries.
(in the Near East) an inn, usually with a large courtyard, for the overnight accommodation of caravans.
any large inn or hotel.
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Also car路a路van路se路rai [kar-uh-van-suh-rahy, -rey]. /藢k忙r 蓹藞v忙n s蓹藢ra瑟, -藢re瑟/.

Origin of caravansary

1590鈥1600; <French caravanserai<Persian k膩rw膩nsar膩y, equivalent to k膩rw膩ncaravan + sar膩y mansion, inn

OTHER WORDS FROM caravansary

car路a路van路se路ri路al [kar-uh-van-seer-ee-uhl], /藢k忙r 蓹 v忙n藞s瑟蓹r i 蓹l/, adjective
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