English version

rooming house

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrooming houseˈrooming house noun [countable] American English  HOMEa house where people can rent a room to live in
Examples from the Corpus
rooming houseDo you suppose I run a rooming house, or can it be you are not so innocent as you appear?Once, for example, a truant officer came knocking on the door of our rooming house in Dublin, Mississippi.An old rickety rundown rooming house was the scene of some kind of tragedy.We came to the rooming house where Dean haggled with Camille.We went across town to the rooming house where the opera stars were living.
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