public-house

public house

noun
1.
British. a tavern.
2.
an inn or hostelry.

Origin:
1565–75


See hotel.
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public house
 
n
1.  (Brit) the formal name for pub
2.  (US), (Canadian) an inn, tavern, or small hotel

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