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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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hostelryhos‧tel‧ry /ˈhɒstəlri $ ˈhɑː-/ noun (plural hostelries) [countable] old use  DLTa pub or hotel
Examples from the Corpus
hostelryConley is clearly the crown prince with 11 hostelries in the city with 774 rooms.No reply, but that was not unusual at three o'clock, since he was probably in a hostelry somewhere.By using the map and clues you will eventually find your way to a fine hostelry out in the country.I sauntered back into Lark Lane and into one of the fine hostelries to round off.Peacock Inn A famous old hostelry of great character.Golf Tavern A fine old hostelry, dating from 1456, rich in character.We paused now and again at some hostelry and, on one occasion, a Benedictine monastery, I forget its name.
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