Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans

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Synonyms of Caravanserai

caravan inn, caravansary, khan

Alternate forms of Caravanserai

Hypernyms: auberge, hostel, hostelry, inn, lodge

Origin of the word Caravanserai

  1. 1599, "Eastern inn (with a large central court) catering to caravans," from Pers. karwan-sarai, from karwan (see caravan) + sara "palace, mansion, inn." more

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