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noun
(in hotels) a system of paying a fixed rate that covers lodging and service but not meals. Abbreviation: EP
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Origin of European plan

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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European plan

noun
US a hotel rate of charging covering room and service but not mealsCompare American plan
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