Pronunciation: (du-mē-pän-syôn'), [key]
1. an arrangement whereby a guest or resident pays, usually at a fixed rate, for room, breakfast, and one other daily meal offered in a hotel or boardinghouse; half board. Cf. modified American plan.
2. an arrangement whereby a student takes the midday meal offered at a school.
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