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backpackers (plural backpackers)
- plural form of
- A hostel catering to backpackers.
2004, Mary Fitzpatrick et al., South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland, Lonely Planet, ISBN 1741041627, page 199:
- Low-season competition between the several backpackers and many guesthouses in town keeps prices down, but in high season expect steep price hikes (except at the backpackers) and book ahead.
hostel — see hostel
- (hostel): Variously written with or without a final apostrophe, as "backpackers" or "backpackers'".