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ryokan

[ree-oh-kahn; Japanese ryaw-kahn] /ˈri oʊˌkɑn; Japanese ˈryɔˈkɑn/
noun, plural ryokan, ryokans.
1.
a traditional Japanese inn or small hotel whose floors are covered with tatami.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; < Japanese
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  • The ryokan's slippers may not fit you, and it's easier to walk downstairs in heavy socks than in flopping slippers.
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ryokan

/rɪˈəʊkən/
noun
1.
a traditional Japanese inn
Word Origin
Japanese
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