guesthouse guesthouse  /ˈɡɛst ˌhaʊs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a house separate from the main house; for housing guests

Usage(s):

  1. Mathews says he has informally counted 120 different nationalities by examining guesthouse logs.
  2. The heat peeled the paint at Blair House, the presidential guesthouse.
  3. We stumbled randomly on Otto, owner of a guesthouse called Otto's, on our first night in town.

News

  1. Iraq officials say suicide attack kills politician

    BAGHDAD — Iraqi officials say a suicide attack has killed a local political leader and four of his relatives in northern Iraq. A police officer said Wednesday that a suicide bomber blew himself up late the previous night inside Younis al-Rammah's guesthouse in the northern province of Ninevah. He says al-Rammah and four relatives were killed and six others wounded.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Iraq officials say suicide attack kills politician - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi officials say a suicide attack has killed a local political leader and 4 of his relatives in northern Iraq. A police officer said Wednesday that a suicide bomber blew himself up late the previous night inside Younis al-Rammah's guesthouse in the northern province of Ninevah.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  3. Vatican diplomat, hotel director named to body overseeing Vatican bank

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has approved the appointment of the new interim prelate of the Vatican bank, Msgr. Battista Mario Ricca, a Vatican diplomat who has been director of the guesthouse where the pope is living.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Catholic News Service

Quotes

  1. "I don't want to live inside of news, but I think having a guesthouse on the grounds of news - somewhere in the back, with a garden, with a cabana, with a private driveway - all of that, I think, is pretty nice," Rocca says.
    on Aug 22, 2009 By: Mo Rocca Source: msnbc.com

  2. Roberts told Vanity Fair: "I see and hear what's happening to Britney Spears and it's all I can do not to move her into my guesthouse and say, 'Okay, this is how it's going to be!' And just take care of her."
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Julia Roberts Source: China Daily

  3. "I think, 'Someone's broken out of prison" Clooney adds. "I get my baseball bat, which is what you always get in every film, and I called up my assistant, who I thought was in my guesthouse. I said, `Are you OK?' She's like, `Yes.' I said,...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: George Clooney Source: Entertainmentwise

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