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caravanserai

caravansary (ˌkærəˈvænsərɪ)

/ (ˌkærəˈvænsəˌraɪ, -ˌreɪ) /
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noun plural -rais or -ries
(in some Eastern countries esp formerly) a large inn enclosing a courtyard providing accommodation for caravans
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Word Origin for caravanserai

C16: from Persian kārwānsarāī caravan inn

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