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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hospitality  \Hos`pi*tal"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Hospitalities}.  [L. 
  hospitalitas:  cf  F.  hospitalit['e].] 
  The  act  or  practice  of  one  who  is  hospitable;  reception  and 
  entertainment  of  strangers  or  guests  without  reward,  or  with 
  kind  and  generous  liberality. 
 
  Given  to  hospitality.  --Rom.  xii. 
  13. 
 
  And  little  recks  to  find  the  way  to  heaven  By  doing 
  deeds  of  hospitality.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hospitality 
  n  :  kindness  in  welcoming  guests  or  strangers  [syn:  {cordial 
  reception}] 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  HOSPITALITY,  n.  The  virtue  which  induces  us  to  feed  and  lodge  certain 
  persons  who  are  not  in  need  of  food  and  lodging. 
 
 




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