from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See nightclub.

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  • n. An establishment that is open late at night, especially one that provides entertainment, such as a nightclub

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a spot that is open late at night and that provides entertainment (as singers or dancers) as well as dancing and food and drink


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  • Since much of the evidence comes from plays and ballads, the tavern or nightspot is essentially a place contingent on literature, and on vernacular poetry in particular, for its specific qualities and its enduring substance.

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  • On another front, personally the wife and I enjoy dancing considerably and this being the case we know when we go to a certain nightspot and occupy a table, the waitpersons tips depend on quick table transition.

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  • In Manchester, 56 offences occurred on or near Piccadilly Gardens in December, while in Liverpool 52 offences were committed close to the popular nightspot of Concert Square.

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  • He was photographed sipping vodka at a Philly nightspot, which drew some verbal paddling from mentor Tony Dungy.

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  • Following the trail of a shadow syndicate known as Chaeyi, del Toro arrives at the doorstep of a nightspot known as the Genosha Club.

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  • At one popular nightspot, William and a nearly naked blonde were sharing an intimate moment when one of his royal protection officers spotted a security camera recording the entire episode.

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  • Ye olde deceptively level nightspot stairs are my arch nemesis after a few fizzy drinks.

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  • Maureen Coughlin, waitress in a Staten Island nightspot, sees something after her late shift that she oughtn't: a state-senatorial candidate named Frank Sebastian being sexually serviced by her friend Dennis, the bar manager.

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  • The savvy sons of Lettuce Entertain You Chairman Rich Melman, Jerrod and R.J. have yet another hit on their hands with a dining/nightspot taking New York's iconic Pastis to the next level.

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  • Richards, 20, is an up-and-coming star of the Premiership nightspot scene, and has so far been awarded 11 drinking-caps for his country.

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