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hostel

hos·tel

hostel

pronunciation:
ha stl
features:
Homophone Note, Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a place that offers shelter at a low cost for young people who are traveling.
We stayed in youth hostels during our bicycle tour of Massachusetts.
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word hostile (unfriendly)? Hostel and hostile sound alike but have different meanings.
Word Parts
The word hostel contains the following part:
hosp, host1 Latin root that means host, guest