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noun as in temporary, short-term residence, often for travelers

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She tried to use an app on her phone to translate, but a minute later the man steered into the lot of another motel.

The most recent, “Rip Crew,” centers on the exploits of Valentine Pescatore, a former Border Patrol agent asked to look into a mysterious massacre of migrant women in a motel room.

The drive is mostly grain silos and fast food signs and a bunch of tiny towns that are pretty much the same, all equipped with a highway-side motel that’d make a good place to get shot.

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His mother was a model, and his father worked in motel and restaurant management.

He has entry and exit records at the airport nearest to me, and told me what motel he stayed at when he was trying to find me in San Francisco.

Such a woman would be much more difficult to catch unawares than a teenage escort trapped in a motel room.

Cunningham and a male friend went to the motel and entered the room.

We were finishing steaks at a motel dining room, washing them down with beer, when the waitress could stand it no longer.

He is said by investigators to have acknowledged going with Simonson to a motel in Rochester, Minnesota.

The woman left the motel and went to a Panorama City 7-Eleven, where she called the police.

I dressed hastily, and as I pulled my clothing on I took a slow dig at the other cabins in the motel.

They opened up the motel so we would have a place to spend the night in the lobby and some of the rooms.

Actually, the spotel business isn't much different from running a plain, ordinary motel back on Highway 101 in California.

Like I said, the spotel business isn't so different from the motel game back in California.

My impression was that he didn't have money to pay for the trip or the motel or anything.


On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to motel, such as: cabin, hotel, inn, lodge, resort, and court.

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