caravansary caravansary


  • (n) an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans



  1. Step into the 18th century courtyard of Khan Suleiman Pasha, once a caravansary on the Silk Road.
  2. Franklin Roosevelt's sub-Cabinet is a political caravansary through whose portals bright young men are continually entering and departing.
  3. Olive Beadle, shot in Ye Olde Whale caravansary on Cape Cod, gives Asey Mayo a rare bit of homespun detecting to do.
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