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- noun a
North Africanor an Arabian innor hotel. Fonduk basically means a hotelin Arabicbut in standard Arabic it means an innor a manor house. The word entered the English dictionaryduring the 19th and 20th centuries.
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The fonduk, or caravanseria, will be eighty feet long and thirty wide.
Rais showed me the plan of the fonduk, which was nearly executed.
_fonduk_, "caravanserai," (all which names people called it,) with a large wall round the principal wells, the materials of which were red earth and lumps of salt, some of which appeared as hard as the soft Malta stone.