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Definition of lodge noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1 a building or hotel in the country where people stay when they want to take part in some types of outdoor sports a ski lodge a hunting lodge
  2. 2 the members of a branch of a society such as the Freemasons; the building where they meet a Masonic lodge
  3. 3the home of a beaver or an otter
  4. 4a Native American's tent or home built of logs
  5. 5 a small house at the gates of a park or on the land belonging to a large house He turned in between the lodge gates and guided the Porsche down the winding drive.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: lodge