roadhouse

[ rohd-hous ]
/ ˈroʊdˌhaʊs /

noun, plural road·hous·es [rohd-hou-ziz]. /ˈroʊdˌhaʊ zɪz/.

an inn, dance hall, tavern, nightclub, etc., located on a highway, usually beyond city limits.

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Origin of roadhouse

First recorded in 1855–60; road + house
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British Dictionary definitions for roadhouse

roadhouse
/ (ˈrəʊdˌhaʊs) /

noun

a pub, restaurant, etc, that is situated at the side of a road, esp a country road
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