Caravansary again

Since my first caravansary post got all blended up with a previous post from last year, I thought I would try again.

caravansary

Syllabification: car·a·van·sa·ry

Pronunciation: /ˌkarəˈvansərē

(chiefly British also caravanserai /-səˌrī/)

noun (plural caravansaries or caravanserais /-səˌrīz/)

 

  •   historical an inn with a central courtyard for travelers in the desert regions of Asia or North Africa.
  •   group of people traveling together; a caravan.

Origin

late 16th century: from Persian kārwānsarāy, from kārwān ‘caravan’ + sarāy ‘palace’.

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tolkuchka camel market near ashgabat

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silk road in china

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1928 Camel Drivers Men Caravansary Peshawar Pakistan

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