from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A place, such as a tavern or bar, that is licensed to sell alcoholic beverages.

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  • noun chiefly UK An establishment licensed to sell alcoholic beverages to be consumed on or off the premises; they often provide meals and sometimes accommodation.

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  • noun tavern consisting of a building with a bar and public rooms; often provides light meals


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