a river in central Europe, flowing from S Switzerland through Austria and Germany into the Danube. 320 miles (515 km) long.
a pub or small hotel providing food and accommodation
(formerly, in England) a college or hall of residence for students, esp of law, now only in the names of such institutions as the Inns of Court
a river in central Europe, rising in Switzerland in Graubünden and flowing northeast through Austria and Bavaria to join the River Danube at Passau: forms part of the border between Austria and Germany. Length: 514 km (319 miles)
Old English inn “lodging, dwelling, house,” probably from inne (adv.) “inside, within” (see in). Meaning “public house with lodging” is perhaps by c.1200, certainly by c.1400. Meaning “lodging house or residence for students” is early 13c. in Anglo-Latin, obsolete except in names of buildings that were so used (e.g. Inns of Court, mid-15c.).
in the modern sense, unknown in the East. The khans or caravanserais, which correspond to the European inn, are not alluded to in the Old Testament. The “inn” mentioned in Ex. 4:24 was just the halting-place of the caravan. In later times khans were erected for the accommodation of travellers. In Luke 2:7 the word there so rendered denotes a place for loosing the beasts of their burdens. It is rendered “guest-chamber” in Mark 14:14 and Luke 22:11. In Luke 10:34 the word so rendered is different. That inn had an “inn-keeper,” who attended to the wants of travellers.
plural noun 1. the four voluntary legal societies in England (Lincoln’s Inn, the Inner Temple, the Middle Temple, and Gray’s Inn) that have the exclusive privilege of calling candidates to the English bar after they have received such instruction and taken such examinations as the Inns provide. 2. the buildings owned and used by the […]
[inz-broo k; German ins-broo k] /ˈɪnz brʊk; German ˈɪns brʊk/ noun 1. a city in W Austria, on the Inn river. [ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl] /tɪˈroʊl, taɪ-, ˈtaɪ roʊl; German tiˈroʊl/ noun 1. an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land. 2. a province in W Austria. 4883 […]
/ˈɪnuː/ noun 1. a member of an Algonquian people living in Labrador and northern Quebec 2. the Algonquian language of this people
[in-yoo-en-doh] /ˌɪn yuˈɛn doʊ/ noun, plural innuendos, innuendoes. 1. an indirect intimation about a person or thing, especially of a disparaging or a derogatory nature. 2. Law. /ˌɪnjʊˈɛndəʊ/ noun (pl) -dos, -does 1. an indirect or subtle reference, esp one made maliciously or indicating criticism or disapproval; insinuation 2. (law) (in pleading) a word introducing […]
[in-oo-it, -yoo-] /ˈɪn u ɪt, -yu-/ noun, plural Innuits (especially collectively) Innuit. 1. . [in-oo-it, -yoo-] /ˈɪn u ɪt, -yu-/ noun, plural Inuits (especially collectively) Inuit for 1. 1. a member of the Eskimo peoples inhabiting northernmost North America from northern Alaska to eastern Canada and Greenland. 2. the language of the Inuit, a member […]