2. Noun. living quarters built on a floating platform, such as near an offshore oil rig. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Flotel
1. floatel [n -S] - See also: floatel
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flotel
Literary usage of Flotel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Adventure Guide to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands by Peter Krahenbul (2003)
"flotel Francisco de Orellana is a world-renowned 140-foot riverboat that cruises ... The flotel is a wonderful alternative means of exploring the largest ..."
2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"The Hospice badly damaged, and a nun and 17 soldiers killed. A baby which a nun held in her arms was killed! but she was not hurt! Pauvre flotel de ..."
3. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1869)
"On issuing from a long tunnel (transit 1 min.) the line crosses the Grosse Emme and reaches the busy town of Burgdorf (1916'), French Berthoud (flotel ..."
4. The Rhine from Rotterdam to Constance: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"On a hill 21/» M. to the S. of the station of Braunfels (local railway; carr. 3 M) Is the small town (1500 inhab.) of Braunfels (985 ft ; "Schloss- flotel, ..."
5. London and Its Environs: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1908)
"In the Season it is sometimes necessary to engage a table beforehand. *flotel Ritz Restaurant (p. 3), Piccadilly, L. 6s., D. à la carte from about 10s. ..."
6. Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865 by Minnesota, Charles Eugene Flandrau (1893)
"... in this city during the week and can be addressed atthe National flotel; after that, address me St. Paul, Minn. Very respectfully your obedient servant, ..."