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roadhouse

[rohd-hous] /ˈroʊdˌhaʊs/
noun, plural roadhouses
[rohd-hou-ziz] /ˈroʊdˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
an inn, dance hall, tavern, nightclub, etc., located on a highway, usually beyond city limits.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; road + house
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Examples from the web for roadhouse
  • Craftsman-style roadhouse with restaurant, bar, and lodging.
  • Above the bar, movies play soundlessly on a wall-mounted television, lending the place a roadhouse feel.
  • Take advantage of the roadhouse's recreational offerings.
British Dictionary definitions for roadhouse

roadhouse

/ˈrəʊdˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
a pub, restaurant, etc, that is situated at the side of a road, esp a country road
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Word Origin and History for roadhouse
n.

"inn by a roadside," 1857, later "place for refreshment and entertainment along a road" (1922), from road (n.) + house (n.).

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