hospitable hospitable  /ˈhɑ ˈspɪ tə bəl/


  1. (adj) favorable to life and growth
  2. (adj) disposed to treat guests and strangers with cordiality and generosity
  3. (adj) having an open mind


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  1. The most inviting: the earth's close, and probably most hospitable, planetary neighbor.
  2. There are colder, less hospitable places, of course.
  3. That's critical since long-term lunar stays require finding not only hospitable places to land, but also hospitable places to establish a home.


  1. Where West Meets East

    Health benefits in more ways than one West East All Natural Bistro and Wine Bar is a fresh and virginal startup that provides hope for change in a landscape that has become stagnant and saturated with the same, tired, fast food, assembly-line approach, and artificially hospitable corporate eateries. A few years ago Raquel Jadeja and her husband, Jay were just regular customers of Danny Wu’s ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Hicksville Illustrated News

  2. Russia: Duma Passes "Gay Propaganda" Bill Unanimously, Anti-Gay Violence Increases

    Russia became a less hospitable place for its gay and lesbian citizens today as its lower house unanimously passed a bill that basically makes it a crime to talk about homosexuality.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gayapolis

  3. Sunny day fires up muzzle loaders

    DANNEBROG — Sunny skies made for more hospitable shooting conditions Sunday for the muzzle loaders' shooting competition.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent


  1. "Visiting Ban Mai Nai Soi and seeing how hospitable Thailand has been to 111,000 mostly Karen and Karenni refugees over the years, makes me hope that Thailand will be just as generous to the Rohingya refugees who are now arriving on their...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Angelina Jolie Source: Reuters Canada

  2. And now general manager Oliver Bierhoff has added that Argentinians are "a hospitable, friendly people, but that is not necessarily the case on a football pitch, where they can be a passionate, aggressive, provocative side."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Oliver Bierhoff Source: The Guardian

  3. "I always enjoy visiting Dubai - it's an extremely hospitable place where the people and the tournament organisers treat the players so well," said Woods. "The level of competition is always extremely high; so I know I'll have to play my best...
    on Nov 27, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source: Setanta Sports

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