Meaning of demi-pension*

de•mi-pen•sion

Pronunciation: (du-mē-pän-syôn'), [key]
— n. French.
  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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.